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2011-05-20 05:04:00

NEW YORK, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An overwhelming 83% to 14% majority of adults think that recent events have shown that "Wall Street should be subject to tougher regulation". At the same time, by almost 2-to-1, a strong 62% to 34% majority believes that "Wall Street is absolutely essential".

2011-04-27 12:17:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Marcial, who wrote the market-moving column "Inside Wall Street" at BusinessWeek for more than 25 years, has started writing a new column at Forbes.com. His new column, called "Street Beat," will maintain Mr.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.