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Mark to market

Paddy Hirsch Jan 30, 2009
Whiteboard Mark to market Marketplace

There’s a debate in financial circles over whether banks are unfairly penalized by the requirement that they “mark to market” their holdings. Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains what that term means.

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