Regulators propose rule changes to deal with crisis

09/18/2008 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Regulators at four U.S. agencies proposed rule changes this week to stabilize financial markets and beef up the balance sheets of financial institutions. Regulators and the White House decided to ease accounting rules to help the banking industry cope with issues that some experts said stemmed from deregulation. The Securities and Exchange Commission issued guidelines for propping up money-market accounts and imposed new short-selling limits.

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