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- CONNECTICUT: Open-Space Progress. Phillips, Ted // Bond Buyer;7/12/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33347, p9
The article reports that the Bond Commission will approve the 11.25 million dollars worth of bond issue to preserve open space in Connecticut on July 13, 2010.
- Mark-to-market final rules. // Practical Accountant;Feb97, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p22
Discusses final regulations (TD 8700) which deals with the mark-to-market requirements applicable to dealers in securities in the United States.
- The Social Security system shakeup: Boom or bust? Duby, Christopher Y. // Westchester County Business Journal;7/31/95, Vol. 34 Issue 31, p19
Reports on United States budget officials' plan to raise the age at which people can collect full social security benefits from 65 to 67 in order to save the government $34.2 billion a year. Details on the operation of the social security system; Possible impact on blue-collar workers; National...
- Dodging honesty on Social Security. Cowan, Jonathan // Christian Science Monitor;5/16/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 122, p11
Argues that the United States Congress should be ashamed for dodging a debate of the reforms needed to avert a collapse of the Social Security system, and prevent an intergenerational war.
- Setting Seniors Free. // Christian Science Monitor;3/7/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 72, p8
Focuses on the United States Social Security earnings limit for elderly Americans.
- New SEC rules: No fait accompli. Leander, Ellen // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p11
Reflects on the Securities and Exchange Commission's approval of disclosure rules for the use of derivatives. Ways of complying with rules; Implementation of effectivity; Comments from Frank Curran on the possibility of repeal; Assertions of the critics on the policies.
- Social security law delayed in Brazil. Kepp, Michael // Pensions & Investments;7/27/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p15
Reports on the plans of the Brazilian government to revise a social security amendment or introduce one for congressional approval during 1999. Information on two successful congressional challenges to the original amendment; Details on the government's plans for the first quarter of 1999;...
- Regulators stepping on toes in moves on derivatives risk. Allen, James C. // American Banker;8/25/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 164, p20
Reports on the competition among banking and securities regulators in the United States in their oversight of the derivatives market. Search for ways to assure investors that the growing derivatives market will not spark crises in others; Confusion over what instruments must trade on public...
- Banks decry plan to make them report derivatives' market value. Elstein, Aaron // American Banker;11/19/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 222, p1
Reports on objections raised by bankers against a derivative reporting rule at a hearing of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in Norwalk, Connecticut. Distortion of earnings statements; Negative impact on sound risk management practices; Earnings volatility.
- Fed opposes curbs on off-exchange derivatives. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;4/16/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 72, p26
Reports on Federal Reserve Board Governor Susan M. Philipps' statement for the House Agriculture subcommittee that the government should not regulate off-exchange derivatives trading.