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Desk

The New York Federal Reserve Bank's trading desk (or securities department) where all transactions of the Federal Reserve System are executed in the money market or the government securities market.

Desk

Any trading desk or department at which transactions are carried out. One example is the home loan department at a bank. However, it especially applies to the Securities Department at the New York Federal Reserve, which carries out all of the Federal Reserve's orders to increase or decrease the dollar supply when it changes interest rates.
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7 -- 8 -- color) The school desk, right, was lost in a sea of antiques in the living room, but Rueb showcased it in an arrangement at the end of the entryway, far right, that includes old school books as well as vintage photos.
There had been speculation aplenty that the Bayonne-bound scrum-half was going to apologise for whatever it was he did or didn't do in Face-Down-Outside-McDonald's-Gate, probably one of those awful one-liners awkwardly delivered behind a school desk at the Millennium Stadium, but to his credit he has maintained his silence.
Brave young road accident victim Callum Parkinson is back behind a school desk in Huddersfield - eight months after doctors warned his family he may not survive.
Children were encouraged to sit at a wartime school desk to pen a letter to Santa and post it in the museum's special post-box, as well as solving the clues to a quiz to give themselves the chance of winning an early Christmas present of a pounds 15 voucher for the museum shop.
Now his three previously published volumes on the subject have been combined together into a single volume and published by The Countryman Press as "Shop Drawings Of Shaker Furniture & Woodenware" providing cabinetmakers and antiques collectors with an authoritative reference comprised of accurate scale drawings of Shaker items ranging from Beds, sewing tables, blanket chest, school desk, and candlestands, to oval boxes, trestle tables, wall cupboards, revolving stools, and so much more.
For the first time in 70 years he's behind a school desk - and for the first time in his life he's got a computer in front of him.
THE story of the 11-year-old girl who collapsed at her primary school desk after taking heroin shocked Scotland.
For the last four years Dolefil has been an active participant in the Chairs-for-Trees program which is a corporate-cooperative-community partnership whose goal is to increase the numbers of school desk and chair combinations in Southern Mindanao communities and in the process help the environment through recycling and reforestation, as well as generate livelihood opportunities to residents in the communities.
FITCHBURG -- Christopher Brinkley used to line up Matchbox cars on his school desk and give the "hardest high-fives ever,'' according to Eric Taylor, who probably spent more time with him than anyone at Fitchburg High School.
The CNN story reports that a 14-year-old boy, having reached a weight of more than 300 pounds, found himself no longer able to fit comfortably in his school desk.
Broken handsets are dismantled and parts recycled with the European Union and Oxfamestimate that one mobile could provide five textbooks for schoolchildren; three mobiles could pay for a school desk and chair and nine mobiles could train a midwife.
An interior view of the restored Old Grammar School in Kings Norton with three of the people involved in the work (from left) Barbara Hedgland, Matt Shelley and Isobel Richmond; An original school desk showing centuries of graffiti; The Old Grammar School in the shadow of St Nicolas's Church; Celebrating the reopening (from left): John Yates (English Heritage), Rex Carson (Heritage Lottery Fund), 'Thomas Hall' (Steve Jinks), Canon Rob Morris and Stuart Carter (Lynford Bridgeman); Meanwhile, work on the nearby Tudor pub, the Saracen's Head, continues and is expected to be completed by the end of the summer; Pictures, JEREMY PARDOE and LORETTA BRENNAN

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