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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.
Taylor spoke in front of the stage, where a school desk piled with textbooks, a few toy cars and a single red rose stood, surrounded by live plants that the group would later plant in the school's memorial garden in Mr.
THE story of the 11-year-old girl who collapsed at her primary school desk after taking heroin shocked Scotland.
Andrew said: "We hope to start innovation at the school desk and develop inventors, innovators and designers of the future.
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.
The chair put atop the signpost at the intersection of Parker, West Lynde, Main and Central streets looks as if it came from an elementary school desk set.
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
The list was published days after an 11-year-old girl was taken to hospital in Glasgow after collapsing at her primary school desk after using heroin.
But now Megan is behind a school desk and looking ahead to a bright new life.
The DVD being produced by Tregib Comprehensive School in Llandeilo offers exercise tips that can be done at the school desk while the teacher isn't looking.
Much too young to have to be dealing with a friend's death, fifth-graders coped as best they could Wednesday, decking little Sandy Pierce's school desk with a farewell tribute of flowers and balloons.
With a footprint that is the size of a standard sheet of paper (8 1/2" x 11"), the PC is small enough to fit on top of, or underneath, a school desk.

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