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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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