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2014-07-09 16:23:44

1st Half 2014 CUSIP Issuance Down 3.3% vs. 2013, But Recent Increases Foreshadow Robust Volume in 2nd Half NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for June 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a potential hiccup in new U.S. corporate securities issuance and an increase in municipal bond and...

2014-05-13 12:35:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While lawmakers are working on appropriations bills to fund the government next year, they seem to have lost interest in trying to meet the country's long-term fiscal challenges. But the newly updated Federal Budget Challenge (www.federalbudgetchallenge.org) gives citizens across the country a chance to succeed where Congress has thrown in the towel, letting users select policies to put the country on a fiscally sustainable path. Two nonpartisan,...

2014-04-10 12:25:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Editors and designers for the Harvard Political Review - a top undergraduate journal on politics and public policy supported by Harvard's Institute of Politics - have released the FY 2013 Annual Report of the USA (ARUSA), a research tool offering an examination of the federal budget and challenges facing American taxation and spending policy. Highlights of the report - including a short video showcasing the study's authors and their...

2014-04-01 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today welcomed the budget proposal from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan but expressed concern that it does not represent a realistic blueprint for making progress on a fiscal sustainability plan. "It is the statutory duty of the House and Senate Budget Committees to produce a budget," said Robert L. Bixby, Concord's executive director. "Chairman Ryan thus deserves credit for following 'regular...

2014-03-31 16:22:25

By Lawrence Kadish OLD WESTBURY, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the White House slashes America's military budget and our influence proves irrelevant in Ukraine and other hot spots around the globe it is clear our economic policies have failed to grow our economy to create jobs and generate much needed revenue. This failure has resulted in budget deficits, increased debt and a loss of military strength. Our national debt has increased from approximately $11...

2014-03-27 08:22:26

- Revenues: $1.30 billion for fourth quarter; $5.77 billion for fiscal year MCLEAN, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, which ended January 31, 2014. "In our fourth quarter, we continued to encounter headwinds from sequestration, unclear funding on awarded programs, delayed award decisions, high levels of protest...

2014-03-19 16:22:11

U.S. Corporates and Munis Poised for Growth, International Corporates Mixed NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for February 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a possible inflection point in new securities issuance as we make our way through the first quarter of 2014. Total CUSIP...

2014-03-04 23:28:21

Debt Consolidation USA published an article that revealed certain habits that can threaten the financial security of the consumer in the future. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA, one of the leading sources of debt and personal finance information, published an article titled “8 Habits That Will Threaten Your Future’s Financial Security.” This article was published on February 26, 2014. According to the article, consumers are preoccupied with improving their...

2014-02-10 16:26:25

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Senate this week considering repeal of the recent reduction in cost-of-living (COLA) increases for working-age military retirees, The Concord Coalition warned lawmakers that deviating from a pay-as-you-go standard for new spending and tax cuts would make a grim fiscal outlook even worse. The proposal under consideration would not offset the cost of a repeal, which is more than $5 billion. "Falling annual deficits, welcome...

2014-02-04 16:28:16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although the federal deficit is currently dropping, The Concord Coalition said today that new projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) show that Washington cannot afford to put fiscal reform on the back burner. The CBO's Budget and Economic Outlook, released this morning, estimates that budget deficits will add $7.9 trillion to the federal debt in the coming decade as Washington struggles with high health care spending,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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