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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Group of 20

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...of 20 ( G20 ) A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999 . The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...

Uprising of 20,000

Uprising of 20,000   Reference library

Annie Schneiderman Valliere

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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...of 20,000 The Uprising of 20,000 was a fourteen-week sector-wide strike that shut down women's shirtwaist factories in New York City between November 1909 and February 1910 . The strike was spearheaded by such women workers and union leaders as Clara Lemlich, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, and Pauline Newman, who drew upon the support of Local 25 of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). The National Women's Trade Union League also supported the strike by serving as pickets, raising money, eliciting support from college students...

G-20 and Multilateral Economic Cooperation

G-20 and Multilateral Economic Cooperation   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)

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2012
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Social sciences, Economics, Regional and Area Studies
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...G-20, or a similar inclusive group, was likely to emerge as the premier forum of international economic dialogue, policy coordination, and decision making even beyond the crisis. A formal declaration to that effect was made at the third G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, USA, in 2009. G-20 leaders will now meet each year at the summit level. The bigger EMEs have now become too systemically important to be excluded from any meaningful or effective international economic consultative process to manage globalization. India is one of the bigger economies within the G-20....

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77 Abbreviations for Group of Five ; Group of Seven ; Group of Eight ; Group of 10 ; Group of 11 ; Group of 77 ....

Bain, Joe S., Jr.

Bain, Joe S., Jr.  

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(1912–1991)Joe Bain was born in Spokane, Washington in 1912 and died 7 September 1991 in Columbus, Ohio. He obtained his A.B. degree from the University of California at Los ...
account day

account day  

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Formerly, the day on which all transactions made during the previous account on the London Stock Exchange were settled. Since the account system was abandoned in 1996, transactions have to be settled ...
profit warning

profit warning  

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An announcement by a company that its future profits will be significantly lower than previously announced or forecast.
till money

till money  

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The banknotes and coins held by a UK bank. In the USA this is known as vault money.
Lloyd's adviser

Lloyd's adviser  

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A person who negotiates membership of individual syndicates and presents analyses on behalf of corporate members of Lloyd's.
NSC

NSC  

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1 Abbreviation for National Savings Certificate. See National Savings.2 Abbreviation for Nouveau Système de Cotation. See Paris Bourse.
black knight

black knight  

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A person or firm that makes an unwelcome takeover bid for a company. Compare grey knight; white knight.
chargeable event

chargeable event  

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Any transaction or event that gives rise to a liability to income tax or to capital gains tax.
defended takeover bid

defended takeover bid  

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A takeover bid for a company in which the directors of the target company oppose the bid.
wholly owned subsidiary

wholly owned subsidiary  

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A subsidiary undertaking that is owned 100% by a holding company (i.e. there is no minority interest).
Financial Reporting Release

Financial Reporting Release  

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In the USA, a pronouncement on financial reporting policy made by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
paisa

paisa  

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(plural paise)A monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, worth one hundredth of a rupee.
gold certificate

gold certificate  

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A statement certifying ownership of current gold holdings, issued by the US Treasury Department to Federal Reserve Banks.
nudum pactum

nudum pactum  

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(Latin: nude contract)An agreement that is unenforceable in British law because no consideration is mentioned. See contract.
statement of changes in financial position

statement of changes in financial position  

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The US equivalent of the UK source and application of funds or cash-flow projection.
sight draft

sight draft  

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Any bill of exchange that is payable on sight, i.e. on presentation, irrespective of when it was drawn.

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