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  Representative Phil English (PA21) - English: Ex-Im Bank must reform loan program
The bank's board of directors invited English, who is chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus and a member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, to testify and offer advice to the bank on the best way to change their procedures to prevent further problems.
English called for the merits of loan applications to be carefully weighed to ensure that no harm is done to domestic companies.
English did commend the bank on its willingness to re-examine their policies and work toward changing the current evaluative standards to consider broadly the impact of their work.
www.house.gov /english/press2001/exim073101.html   (575 words)

 Bank - Simple English Wikipedia
Or the bank can give out loans to people for an agreement to pay the bank back at a later time, usually with interest.
Banks also can use the money they have from deposits to invest in businesses in order to make more money.
Such kind of bank is called the national bank.
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bank   (231 words)

 Community First Bank
English State Bank celebrated its 75th birthday in 2000 and has been the community leader in Crawford County since its inception.
English State Bank was the epitome of a "good" corporate citizen as you would find their employees in leadership roles throughout the county.
Banking decisions have remained local – with decision-makers working in the communities they live in and with capital of nearly $20 million.
www.c-f-b.com /aboutHistory.cfm   (306 words)

 Bank of Israel - English Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Governor of the Bank of Israel decides to grant a permit to Bank Hapoalim to hold Otsar Hahayal Bank until 2 February 2006.
Bank Hapoalim has undertaken that if it has not sold Otsar Hahayal Bank by that date, it will transfer its holdings in Otsar Hahayal Bank to an agreed trustee who will sell the shares as directed by the Governor.
The Governor of the Bank of Israel: "So far the markets are functioning well in the light of the circumstances, and the Bank of Israel will continue to monitor their developments".
www.bankisrael.gov.il /press/presseng.php?&start_from_line=140&line_number=140   (440 words)

 Norges Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Norges Bank’s Executive Board decided today to raise the sight deposit rate by 0.25 percentage point to 3.25 per cent with effect from 2 November 2006.
The interest rate on banks’ overnight loans is also being raised by 0.25 percentage point.
Norges Bank’s indicator of credit from domestic sources (C2) rose by 15.0 per cent in the twelve months to end-September, up from 14.7 per cent to end-August.
www.norges-bank.no /english   (283 words)

 Consumer Action - Banking Basics - You Can Bank On It [English]
Banks - including commercial banks, savings and loan associations and savings banks - and credit unions are companies that keep your money safe and provide you with easy ways to access it.
However, you could lose all the money in your bank account and the unused portion of your line of credit for overdrafts if you fail to report an unauthorized transfer or withdrawal within 60 days after your bank statement is mailed to you.
Banks with "national" in the name or "N.A." after the name are regulated by the Comptroller of the Currency, 800-613-6743 (www.occ.treas.gov).
www.consumer-action.org /archives/English/library/banking/2002_BankingBasics/index.php?English/library/banking/2002_BankingBasics/index.php   (2354 words)

 Welcome - Bank Notes - Bank of Canada
The recipients of the Award of Excellence were selected for their foresight, teamwork, and meticulous attention to detail in a counterfeiting investigation that led to the prosecution and conviction of Ryan Alexander Grozell, the leader of a significant counterfeit production and distribution ring.
The Bank of Canada today announced that it will issue a $5 note with upgraded security features beginning 15 November 2006 as part of its ongoing effort to improve the security of Canadian bank notes.
The Bank of Canada is the country's only note-issuing authority and is responsible for designing, producing, and distributing Canada's bank notes.
www.bankofcanada.ca /en/banknotes   (296 words)

 Banka Celje - About the bank
The bank is situated in Celje and has the strongest position in the region.
At December 31, 2005 the bank was the seventh largest Slovene bank, holding a market share of 5.88 % according to total assets.
is a universal bank performing all kinds of banking operations for corporate clients, sole traders and individual clients - domestically and on the international level.
www.banka-celje.si /vsebina/angleskeStrani/aboutTheBank   (177 words)

 The Bank of English User Guide
This document serves as an introduction to and a brief description of Birmingham's Bank of English, currently a 450 million word corpus of present-day English and a subcorpus aimed for teaching consisting of 56 million words..
Since the Bank of English corpus is all text, then there is no need for a full graphical interface to the corpus software, and Telnet has the advantage that it is a faster and more powerful method of accessing a remote computer server than a web browser.
Modern language corpora such as the Bank of English Corpus are an enormous asset in linguistics, language teaching and lexicography.
www.titania.bham.ac.uk /docs/svenguide.html   (4427 words)

 Collins - collins.co.uk - Home of Collins Reference, Leisure and Lifestyle publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Bank of English® (part of the Collins Word Web) is a collection of modern English language held on computer for analysis of words, meanings, grammar and usage.
The Bank of English® provides evidence about the English which people read, write, speak and hear every day of their lives.
The Bank of English® was launched in 1991 by Collins and the University of Birmingham.
www.collins.co.uk /books.aspx?group=153   (512 words)

 Bank of Jamaica | Home
Bank of Jamaica balance sheet as at 27 September 2006
Is the Bank of Jamaica a department of government?
Does the Bank of Jamaica supervise and regulate deposit-taking institutions in Jamaica?
www.boj.org.jm   (300 words)

 Epinions.com - Comments on ''The' English-English ESL Dictionary'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
They use the frequency of the word in the Bank of English to determine the frequency bands.
Here in Europe usually 'English' is understood as British English, if you want American English, you have to say that you want American and they have special departments for that.
If I knew anyone that was actively learning English as a Second Language, I feel certain that I would be able to recommend this book as being very useful to their progress.
www.epinions.com /content_166979997316/show_~allcom   (462 words)

 BBC Learning English | China's biggest bank's shares go up
Shares in the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China rose strongly in Hong Kong and Shanghai on Friday after its stock sale generated huge demand from investors.
Banking stocks are viewed as a safe bet and a good way of cashing in on China's phenomenal economic growth.
China's fast moving market economy needs a modern banking system and China's banks need to be in shape for the full arrival of foreign competitors at the end of this year.
www.bbc.co.uk /worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/witn/2006/10/061027_china_bank.shtml   (294 words)

Bank of English Days for our MA students this year is November 1st and November 5th.
During this time the ArtsIT will be in charge of TITANIA and the Bank of English.
Unfortunately, due to hardware failure Titania and the Bank of English is down.
www.titania.bham.ac.uk   (1247 words)

 BANK in English - English dictionary from Nonstopenglish.com
The termination of many English words; as, coward, reynard, drunkard, mostly from the French, in which language this ending is of German origin, being orig.
Nonstopenglish.com is a FREE English as a Second language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) activity website.
Our English vocabulary tests can help you to build your vocabulary and improve your understanding of the English language.
nonstopenglish.com /dictionary/index.asp?searchword=bank&...   (661 words)

 Noble Bank - ENGLISH
Our ambition is to take care of your assets, help in setting your financial goals and priorities, and offer solutions which put you in control of your financial matters.
Noble Bank is a part of Getin Holding – a company listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Noble Bank advisors are willing to help whenever you need their advice – please contact us for further information.
www.noblebank.pl /noble/index.jsp?place=Menu01&news_cat_id=82&layout=5   (133 words)

 Bank of English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Bank of English is the name of the COBUILD corpus, a collection of English texts.
The majority of the texts are from written English, but there is also a large component of spoken data.
The Bank of English forms part of the Collins Word Web together with the French, German and Spanish corpora.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bank_of_English   (141 words)

 Shinseibank.com - English
Therefore, Shinsei Bank accept no responsibility as to the quality or performance, and, thereby, shall not be held liable for problems arising from this service.
The deposit term of this deposit may be extended by Shinsei Banks' decision.
The term of this deposit may be extended by Shinsei Bank's decision.
www.shinseibank.com /english   (635 words)

 Bank - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First Provincial Bank of Taiwan in Taipei, Republic of China was formerly the central bank of the Republic of China and issued the New Taiwan dollar.
The word bank comes from the early modern English banke, from French banque, an adaptation of Italian banca feminine, "used side by side," and in same sense, with banco masculine; adaptation of Teutonic bank, banc, "bench." The double form and gender in Romanic, cf.
The ICBC - Industrial and Commercial bank of China was floated in late October.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bank   (2667 words)

 Bank of England|Home
What We Do The Bank sets interest rates to keep inflation low, issues banknotes and works to maintain a stable financial system.
The Bank assesses risks to the stability of the financial system and works to strengthen the way it operates.
The Bank issues the banknotes that we use in our daily lives.
www.bankofengland.co.uk   (123 words)

 Bank of Japan
Japanese Government Bonds held by the Bank of Japan (as of October 31)
TBs and FBs Purchased by the Bank of Japan (End-October)
Collateral accepted by the Bank of Japan (End of October)
www.boj.or.jp /en/index.htm   (126 words)

 BANK in English - English dictionary from Nonstopenglish.com
The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45Ý is easy; a bank of 90Ý is dangerous.
A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland.
www.nonstopenglish.com /dictionary/index.asp?searchword=bank&searchtype=wordonly&allwords=yes   (617 words)

 One Stop English | Business ESP bank
A bank of practical materials for teachers of English who are working with students with specific linguistic needs related to their professions.
If you teach business English or ESP classes and have lesson plans and worksheets which you’ve used successfully with your classes, we’d very much like to hear from you.
The aim of this section is to build a bank of practical materials for teachers of English who are working with students with specific linguistic needs related to their professions.
www.onestopenglish.com /section.asp?docid=144578   (152 words)

 We Sell English Shepherd Puppies
We feel that herding training can be beneficial to the English Shepherd, but selection for future generations of English Shepherds *must* be made on the merits of how the dog works with his farm family.
Their English Shepherds are at the heart of their work.
We breed English Shepherds because they are a valuable tool on the farm and we are determined that English Shepherds cannot be at the end of their existence.
www.englishshepherdhome.com   (257 words)

 Deutsche Bank - Welcome to db.com
Frankfurt am Main, November 1, 2006: Deutsche Bank reported income before income taxes of EUR 1.8 billion, and net income of EUR 1.2 billion, for the third quarter 2006.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Deutsche Bank partnership in the Deutsche Guggenheim Museum in Berlin will be extended for another five years starting from 2008.
A microcredit bank and its founder, both of whom have worked with Deutsche Bank, have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
www.deutsche-bank.de /index_e.htm?ghpmeta=DEU_english   (203 words)

 KfW Bankengruppe - English Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Professor of economics, Mohammed Yunus, and Grameen Bank, which was founded by Yunus, receive this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
KfW Entwicklungsbank supported Grameen Bank already back in the 1980s, when it engaged in micro financing for the first time.
Good exit conditions, a strong demand for private equity and an upturn in corporate innovative activity push in the second quarter of 2006 the sentiment in the German private equity market to a new high.
www.kfw.de /EN_Home/index.jsp   (500 words)

 Translating the Financial Statements of a Brazilian Bank into English
Brazilian banks are organized as Sociedades Anônimas and, as such, must publish financial statements in agreement with the rules laid down by the Lei das Sociedades por Ações a.k.a.
There are other accounts on the same level for local companies, premium on investment and other strange information banks must disclose in their balance sheets.
A very large US bank may summarize its assets in about 15 lines, but a small Brazilian bank often needs more than 45 lines for the same purpose, not bad if the market seems to be a bit slow at the moment.
www.translationdirectory.com /article86.htm   (1167 words)

 Southwestern National Bank
Southwestern National Bank was established in November 1997 in the heart of a flourishing international business community in southwest Houston, Texas.
We are in the center of a dynamic and bustling business community that is highly diversified in its ethnicity and rich in culture.
We know we are not the only bank in the community competing for your business so we strive even harder to earn your trust and confidence.
www.southwesternnationalbank.com   (208 words)

 - Home - Bank of Canada
Opening statement by, David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the Senate Banking, Trade and Commerce Committee
Press Release and Remarks by David Dodge, Governor of the Bank of Canada, to the 2006 Ontario Economic Leadership Summit, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
In 2000, the Bank of Canada adopted a system of eight pre-set dates per year on which it announces its key interest rate.
www.bank-banque-canada.ca /en   (179 words)

 Collins COBUILD English Collocations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These examples are drawn from the Bank of English --a corpus of 200 million words from a variety of written and spoken sources (such as fiction, non-fiction, newspapers, magazines, transcriptions of radio broadcasts, everyday conversations and interviews) amassed by the University of Birmingham.
The majority of the texts originated after 1990 and are primarily British; approximately 25% are American English and 5% come from other native English varieties.
Collins COBUILD English Collocations is a user-friendly concordancer with an extensive corpus of spoken and written English.
www-writing.berkeley.edu /TESL-EJ/ej25/m2.html   (1449 words)

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