August 8, 2008.
On April 25, 2008, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (``FINRA'') (f/k/a National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (``NASD'')) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission''), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'' or ``Exchange Act'')
This notice of funding availability establishes the funding criteria for the Competitive Reallocation of Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) Funds to Provide for Energy Efficient and EnvironmentallyFriendly Housing for LowIncome Families. The purpose of this NOFA is to competitively reallocate deobligated HOME CHDO setaside funds in
Notice is hereby given that on May 14, 2008, the Office of Thrift Supervision approved the application of Home Federal Mutual Holding Company of Louisiana and Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, Shreveport, Louisiana, to convert to the stock form of organization. Copies of the application are available for inspection by appointment
The Department of the Navy is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order to permit funds of
funds relying on rule 12d12 under the Act to invest in certain financial instruments.
Applicants: Delaware Group Adviser Funds, Delaware Group Cash Reserve, Delaware Group Equity Funds I, Delaware Group Equity Funds II, Delaware Group Equity Funds III, Delaware Group Equity
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to establish a mechanism for States to obtain payments from VA to assist a State veterans home in the hiring and retention of nurses for the purpose of reducing nursing shortages at the home. This rule would implement provisions of the Veterans Health Programs Improvement Act of 2004.
June 26, 2008.
Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Act'') \1\ and Rule 19b4 thereunder,\2\ notice is hereby given that on June 19, 2008, the American Stock Exchange LLC (``Amex'' or ``Exchange'') filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') the proposed rule change as described in Items I
Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would permit certain registered openend management investment companies to participate in a joint lending and borrowing facility.
Applicants: Pioneer Bond Fund, Pioneer Diversified High Income Trust, Pioneer Emerging Markets Fund, Pioneer Equity Income Fund, Pioneer Equity
Applicants: WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc. (the ``Advisor'') and WisdomTree Trust (the ``Trust'').
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order that permits: (a) Series of certain openend management investment companies that utilize active management investment strategies to issue shares (``Shares'') redeemable in large aggregations only
On April 15, 2008, the Board served a decision to update its computation of the railroad industry's costofcapital for 2006. The composite aftertax costofcapital rate for 2006 is found to be 9.94%, based on a current costofdebt of 5.97%; a cost of common equity capital of 11.13%; and a capital structure mix comprised of 23.05% debt and 76.95%Years: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013