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FASB Change to FAS 157 at odds with Geithner’s Plan

This week the FASB is considering relaxing the mark-to-market accounting rule, which would seem to undercut the US Treasury Department’s plan to help banks fix their balance sheets by ridding themselves of the so-called “toxic assets.” FASB Change to FAS 157 As a taxpayer, I’d have to say that I prefer the FASB’s approach to

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