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2009-02-17 14:45:28

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday accused Stanford Financial Group Co. chief Robert Sanford of orchestrating an $8 billion CD fraud. The SEC said U.S.

2006-03-09 08:22:38

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest U.S. business lobbying group criticized federal securities regulators on Thursday for bringing what it described as a "wave" of losing cases against businesses, drawing a sharply worded reply from the nation's top market regulator. The U.S.

2006-03-09 02:52:20

By Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest U.S. business lobbying group criticized federal securities regulators on Thursday for bringing what it described as a "wave" of losing cases against businesses, drawing a sharply worded reply from the nation's top market regulator. The U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.