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25 Million Older Americans Have Experienced Unwanted or Excessive Medical Treatment, Survey Suggests

 A new poll shows that nearly one out of four older Americans (24%) say that either they or a family member have experienced excessive or...

Jul 23, 2014, 16:15 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Second Quarter 2014 Earnings and Conference Call Information

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today...

Jul 23, 2014, 15:33 ET
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Mexican-American Leader Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization

In the news release, "Mexican-American Leader Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization," issued 23-Jul-2014 by Compassion &...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:43 ET
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YouTube Video by End-of-Life Choice Group Honors Anniversary of Americans for Disabilities Act

 Compassion & Choices is commemorating this week's 24th anniversary of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act on Saturday, July...

Jul 16, 2014, 17:37 ET
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People With Disabilities Have Right to Death With Dignity, Esteemed Physicist With ALS Declares

A coauthor of Oregon's Death With Dignity Act welcomed English physicist Stephen Hawking's announcement on BBC-TV today that he...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:15 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Partial Divestiture of Fox Factory Holding Corp.

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced...

Jul 15, 2014, 18:59 ET

BBVA selects two Texas art venues to host dinners by famed Roca brothers

Spanish financial services group BBVA has selected a pair of grand art venues to host its series of once-in-a-lifetime private client dinners...

Jul 14, 2014, 16:22 ET
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Tutu's Support for Death With Dignity Will Advance Issue Worldwide, Says Compassion & Choices

 A coauthor of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act welcomed one of the world's preeminent religious leaders, Archbishop Desmond...

Jul 10, 2014, 16:55 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2014 Distribution of $0.36 Per Share

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that its...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:29 ET

Urban Resource Institute, BBVA Team Up to Help Survivors of Domestic Violence Overcome Economic Abuse

Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:15 ET

Compass EMP adds 3 new Smart Beta ETFs to Product Line-Up

Compass EMP announces the launch of three (3) Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) which began trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market last week.  The...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:30 ET

BBVA brings World's Best Pastry Chef of 2014 to New York in advance of U.S. tour

Spanish financial services group BBVA brought Jordi Roca, named the World's Best Pastry Chef of 2014 by Restaurant Magazine, to New York City on...

Jul 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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3D Printers are a Market Reality! Can 3D Printing Evolve from "Flavor of the Month" to a Sustainable Technology?

 Strategy acceleration firm Compass Intelligence is proud to announce its latest report titled "3D Printers: The Future of Technology in...

Jun 26, 2014, 18:21 ET

BBVA Compass welcomes Rock 105.9 station manager to Calhoun County advisory board

BBVA Compass has named radio personality Chris Wright as the newest member of its Calhoun County advisory board. Wright is the station manager for...

Jun 26, 2014, 15:41 ET

BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to lead its new Los Angeles loan production office

BBVA Compass hired veteran banker Everett Orrick to serve as its market president for Los Angeles, where he'll also be responsible for the...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:00 ET

BBVA Compass expands mortgage sales force, taps industry veteran as national sales manager

 BBVA Compass has tapped Phoenix-based mortgage industry veteran Jens Lovell as its new national mortgage banking sales manager. Lovell is...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Compass Intelligence Launches Connected Car Survey! Are Vendors Developing Solutions that Consumers Want?

 Compass Intelligence announces the first Connected Car survey that focuses on consumer desires, needs and perspectives including their own...

Jun 24, 2014, 22:05 ET

BBVA Compass expands its team in Corpus Christi

 BBVA Compass is continuing to expand its Corpus Christi team as it seeks to take advantage of opportunities in the coastal city. East Texas...

Jun 24, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Compass Compression Plans to Break Ground on New Fabrication Facility

Compass Compression Services Ltd. and Compass Compression Solutions Inc. ("Compass Compression"), who offer packaging, rental and service of...

Jun 24, 2014, 14:58 ET

BBVA Compass takes No.1 spot with customers in American Banker's annual reputation survey

BBVA Compass jumped more than 12 points to take the No. 1 spot with customers in American Banker's annual survey of the reputations of the top 25...

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