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Available Reserve

The difference between a bank's excess reserve (or its reserves over and above its reserve requirements) and the funds borrowed from a discount window at the Federal Reserve. That is, the available reserve is the bank's reserve that it is free to use as it pleases because it does not have to use it to repay any debt.
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Assignment of the negative outlook reflects Moody's expectation that revenues may not be able to keep pace with expenditures over the near-term, reducing available reserves to a level inconsistent with the A2 category," according to Moody's report issued Thursday.
PASSAGE OF ADDITIONAL MILLAGE CRUCIAL TO OPERATIONS: The downgrades and Rating Watch Negative reflect Fitch's concerns that without the passage of an additional millage, debt service payments for the special assessment bonds will deplete available reserves and significantly increase the probability of a default.
The Bank has hiked this month's available reserves for banks by 6%to pounds 17.
The website's available reserves sold out faster than its previous pre-order copies of the Harry Potter books and the Coldplay album.
Housing agencies were directed to report to HUD their available reserves as of January 31, 2003.
The reserves disaster knocked more than pounds 8billion off the oil giant's stockmarket value and saw available reserves shrink from more than 13 years' worth to just 11.
SANTA CLARITA - California's Independent System Operator has declared a Stage 3 alert, and utilities have begun temporary curtailments in an attempt to manage the available reserves of electricity.
While reinsurers were able to cushion this emerging adverse development in the more recent accident years with available prior-year redundancies, most companies in 1999 elected to refrain from further harvesting of these available reserves and instead returned to more prudent practices.
Less than half of the world's originally available reserves have been produced as yet.
91 TC 265 (1988), that Sec 593 "grants wide latitude and complete discretion to taxpayers to decide the amount of available reserves they wish to claim in any year, not to exceed the statute's limits.
As available reserves of nickel and copper begin to deplete, Falconbridge Ltd.
Immediately available reserves at the Hislop East property were estimated in late 1990 at 285,000 tons of ore grading at .