An overview of government support, beyond the $700 billion bailout known as TARP, given to companies from banks to car companies.
The big test of whether Wall Street brass got the message that high living on the corporate tab is now unacceptable is yet to come.
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The fine, which had been expected, is the largest the EU has ever imposed against a single company in an antitrust case. It is the third against Microsoft and brings the company's total tab in fines to €1.68 billion, or about $2.5 billion at current exchange rates.
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1 a small piece of paper, metal, etc. that is fixed to something larger and is used for giving information, fastening, opening, etc:
Make a file for these documents and write 'finance' on the tab.
Insert Tab A into Slot A and glue, before standing the model upright.
2 US (UK ringpull) the small piece of metal, often joined to a ring, which is pulled off or pushed into the top of a can to open it
3 NORTHERN ENGLISH a cigarette
4 (ALSO tab of acid) INFORMAL a small piece of paper containing the drug LSD
the tab noun [S] MAINLY US INFORMAL
the total money charged in a restaurant or hotel for food, drinks etc:
He kindly offered to pick up the tab (= pay).
pick up the bill/tab (US ALSO pick up the check) INFORMAL
to pay for what has been bought, especially a meal in a restaurant
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to put something inside something else, or to add something, especially words, to something else:
Insert the key in/into the lock.
I've filled in the form, but you still need to insert (= add) your bank details and date of birth.
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something that is made to go inside or into something else:
These magazines have too many annoying inserts (= extra loose pages) advertising various products.
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Scientists hope that the insertion of normal genes into the diseased cells will provide a cure.