Loan guarantee: 借款保函

2004-06-30 01:00

The U.S. government on Monday rejected United Airlines' third and final bid for a loan guarantee, forcing the carrier to move forward with its efforts to secure financing on its own to exit bankruptcy.

Class action: 集体诉讼

2004-06-25 01:00

A federal judge in the United States ruled that a sex discrimination case against Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, can be pursued as a class action lawsuit.

Antidumping: 反倾销

2004-06-23 01:00

The wooden furniture ruling is one of 17 U.S. antidumping orders placed on Chinese products, and the largest of the 26 cases initiated by the Commerce Department.

Accounting fraud: 财务欺诈

2003-06-19 01:00

WorldCom Inc may have taken a giant leap toward bankruptcy in disclosing what appears to be one of the largest cases of accounting fraud ever - nearly $3.8 billion in disguised expenses.

Confetti: 五彩纸屑

2004-06-17 01:00

As the final buzzer sounded and confetti began dropping, Pistons coach Larry Brown received an affectionate handshake and smile at midcourt from Lakers coach Phil Jackson and a hug from Kobe Bryant.

Federal Reserve: 美国联邦储备系统

2004-06-15 01:00

U.S. stocks retreated on Monday, as a stronger-than-expected retail sales report and a key consumer prices reading on Tuesday increased fears the Federal Reserve may take a more aggressive stance toward raising interest rates.

Ink: 签署(合同、文件等)

2003-12-12 01:00

China inked seven agreements with Canada to enhance political, economic and cultural collaboration in areas including agriculture, transportation, animal and plant inspection and quarantine.

HSBC: 汇丰银行

2003-11-21 01:00

Trucks packed with explosives blew up near the high-rise headquarters of the London-based HSBC bank and the British consulate on Thursday, killing at least 25 people and wounding nearly 400, officials said.

Hot money: 国际套利资本

2003-10-24 01:00

Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan stressed that the Chinese central bank has the capability to sterilize the liquidity impact of inflow of "hot money" with additional monetary-policy instruments.

APEC: 亚太经合组织

2003-10-20 01:00

APEC的全称是Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation,即亚太经济合作组织,简称亚太经合组织。

Net worth: 资本净值

2003-09-22 01:00

After two years of declines, the total net worth of America's richest people rose 10 percent to $955 billion this year from 2002, according to Forbes magazine's annual ranking of the nation's 400 wealthiest individuals.

In a row: 一个接一个

2004-03-22 01:00

Retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc., with net sales last year of $256.33 billion, was named No. 1 on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest companies for the third year in a row.











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