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2005-10-11 15:57:34

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the Securities and Exchange Commission's power to freeze payments to corporate executives during investigations of possible securities law violations.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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