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– Financial companies could paint a rosier picture of some assets under a proposal by the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board that follows criticism of an accounting rule that has forced billions of dollars of writedowns during the financial crisis. FASB said it hopes the mark-to-market guidance will be approved in time for use in first-quarter financial reports . It would let companies exercise more judgment in determining if a market for an asset is inactive and if a transaction is “distressed.” If a market is found to be distressed, companies do not have to use recent depressed prices to value the ...
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Proshare Blog » The CBN and Economic Growth – Consistent Inconsistency
"The key to delivering on a sound economic growth lies in the ability to bridge the disconnect between fiscal and monetary policies – avoiding over promising and under delivering…..just as avoiding creating an over-regulated environment which might act as an impediment to growth." – Executive Breakfast briefing Notes by FDC – 2009   Discussions on the Nigerian economy have largely been dominated by the focus on the banking sector for far too long. News reports, commentaries by money and capital market analysts, political leaders and law enforcement officers have tended to focus on this industry more ... market research, surveys and trends
In Case You Missed It: Business News Round-up
The E.U. unveiled new rules to create a new Eurpoean Systematic Risk Board. The pound fell to a low of £0.9078 against the euro, its weakest level since April. Goldman Sachs tops Dealogic’s third quarter M&A list. These are but a few highlights of important market events that we’ve gathered to help you start the week well informed. The European Union unveiled new rules that it hopes will prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. The draft legislation will create a new European Systemic Risk Board warning of threats to financial stability. The board’s main members will be the 27 central bank governors as well as the ... market research, surveys and trends


The Automatic Earth: July 2008
Say what you will, the Lords of the Crumbling Manor are moving fast. Everyone was still letting the Fannie and Freddie free money and covered bonds-related issues sink in; Well, Move Over. The Lords have come up with an infinitely bigger and potentially more harmful plan: Now the FDIC gets access to the Fed’s discount windows. Why do I think it’s getting just plain spooky when government institutions (and that’s what the FDIC is) start to engage in emergency lending from a country’s central bank? Yes, I know the FDIC has very little in assets; I have warned about that for ages. But come on, this just ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Deals of the Day gathers all the biggest news of the morning related to mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies, financing and private equity. Deal Journal’s homepage is You can see real-time updates of our posts and our favorite deal-related articles on other Web sites through our Twitter feed at . Can you say proxy battle? Activist investor Ronald Burkle has asked Barnes & Noble Inc. to add three to four new, independent directors to the company’s board. [WSJ] Goldman Sachs: The Wall Street firm’s buyout arm bought a minority stake in David ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


Royal Bank of Scotland: details of Asset Protection Scheme and ...
... alternative asset managers to be appointed or by stopping the sale of ... toxic assets on bank balance sheets. In return for a fee, the APS would see .... an additional £14bn; £11bn of business lending and £3bn of mortgage lending. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Research labs can't afford to call time out !
Kap-uts, made of non-toxic polypropylene, so low ..... an Interscience book is an asset. METHODS OF VITAMIN ASSAY. Third Edition ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Financial Crisis: a Timeline
It adds sales have fallen by a quarter since the beginning of the year ...... (£ 686bn) worth of toxic assets to help repair banks' balance sheets. ...
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