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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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Using grants solicited from local sources, Brown has now filled four classrooms in her school district with the AlphaBetter Student Desk.
Tensor has been "very aggressive" in this category, bringing out gooseneck student desk lamps in metallic colors with beehive heads and rubber switches, better 20-watt halogen desk lamps, and combo packs for 2001 back-to-school.
Recognizing that whimsical novelty lamps and lighted giftware items are driving strong sales, retailers are placing their bets that the fun will carry over to home-office and student desk segments.
From the very high-end down to the basic promotional student desk lamps, new products incorporate improved features, better styling and finishes.
Also new from Founders: a student desk, hutch and chair in the Simple Expressions youth bedroom group.
dresser for $1,185, and a student desk with bookcase for $435.
Among the products were basic student desk lamps, computer PL desk lamps, organizer desk lamps, halogen torchieres, clip lights and other functional models.
To make a statement in desks, a retailer has to stock a student desk, an L-shaped desk, a desk with hutch, a corner unit and equally large variety of finishes and colors.
The retailer has also identified certain gift items, such as mini clip lights and assorted student desk lights for promotion at back-to-school, and Victorian-style merchandise, such as a lighted glass and bronze turtle and other sculptures, for fourth quarter.
Currently, the company's RTA products include a promotional bookcase program, a utility cart, student desk, nightstand, entertainment center, telephone stand and a TV swivel stand, an part of its Value Products line, wall systems, a cooking center, computer workstation and a table and chair set.
More and more, vendors are targeting this youth market with computer desk lighting that has more color and life than the standard black student desk lamp.
The LearnFit(TM) Adjustable Standing Desk transforms classrooms into active learning environments with on-demand height-adjustable student desks.

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