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2009-01-07 11:51:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone looking for timely, insightful information on the financial crisis can now find it at a new web site launched December 22 by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. As the most extensive in the Federal Reserve System, the Financial Crisis web site provides information about how major financial events have unfolded to date and policy actions that government agencies have taken in response: http://www.stlouisfed.org/timeline. "Over the past...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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