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2014-04-28 16:34:41

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --1000's of items will be offered at the US Treasury Dept. Public Auction. 250 Lots of Jewelry including loose emeralds and diamonds; Watches by Breitling, Gucci, Fendi, Montblanc and others; Diamond rings and Necklaces; Gold Bracelets; Necklaces and Ring Mountings are some of the many jewelry items to be offered. Electronics include Computers, iPhones, iPods, iPads, Bose Home Cinemas, TV's, Projectors, Digital Cameras,...

2013-11-09 23:00:59

IRS and Treasury announced they will allow some FSA rollover from year to year. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on FSA new rules. According to Zane Benefits’ website, on October 31, 2013 the US Treasury and IRS announced a modification to health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). Specifically, employers can now allow up to $500 in unused health FSA balances to...

2011-02-11 08:28:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's, the world's leading index provider, announced today that it has launched a new series of indices intended for investors with differing risk-reward profiles. The S&P Balanced Equity and Bond Indices combine investable S&P measures of the core asset classes of equity and fixed income, with US Treasury pricing provided exclusively by BGCantor Market Data, L.P., resulting in regularly rebalanced multi-asset indices. The...

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2009-09-22 14:06:07

Government spending on renewable energy has reached more than $1 billion since the launch of the economic stimulus package. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Energy Secretary Steven Chu on Tuesday announced the addition of $550 million dollars to be spent on renewable energy projects, making the total amount spent by the US on such projects more than $1 billion. "Not only are our Recovery dollars meeting an immediate funding need among innovative companies, they are also jumpstarting...

2009-08-05 13:57:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several new analyses confirm that, after over half a century of operation, nuclear power remains one of the most capital intensive, high-risk energy industries. Despite its checkered past, industry proponents have suggested that nuclear power could be a cost-effective solution in a carbon constrained world. In order to pay for the potential resurgence of nuclear power, several proposals to dramatically increase subsidies for the industry have...

2008-09-17 00:00:02

By Stephen Foley THE US government could end up controlling the insurance giant AIG under a deal being considered late last night. An agreement for the US Treasury to bail out the troubled company would be a dramatic U-turn for the government, but AIG's pivotal role in the financial markets led many Wall Street executives to describe the company as "too big to fail". Reports suggested a bridge loan of more than $80bn (45bn) could be made available to AIG, but with conditions, including...

2008-09-08 12:00:03

The Bush administration ripped up years of laissez-faire economic policies last night and launched a government takeover of two of the most powerful mortgage companies in the US. The move is designed to forestall a collapse in house prices that could plunge America into a new Great Depression and trigger chaos on the world's financial markets. The seizure of the two lenders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, puts a federal guarantee behind an extraordinary $5trn of outstanding mortgage debt, and...

2008-07-15 09:00:07

By Stephen Foley Shares of many US regional banks plunged again yesterday, despite Henry Paulson's promised bail-out of America'stwin mortgage giants. By Stephen Foley Business Analysis The promise of a United States government bail-out for the mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac failed to bring an immediate halt to the gathering panic over the American banking system. Shares in many of the country's biggest regional banks were again plunging yesterday, and confusion...

2008-07-14 09:00:21

By James Daley Personal Finance Editor Support package for mortgage giants w Indymac is third largest banking collapse in US history The United States Treasury and The Federal Reserve announced measures to shore up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - the struggling government-sponsored companies that underpin the American mortgage market - in a bid to head off a potential meltdown in global financial markets. In moves that could mean a major escalation in US taxpayer exposure, the Fed said...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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