05/03/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mark-To-Market Accounting Changes Made

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. accounting rulemakers on Thursday agreed to make adjustments to a proposal to change mark-to-market accounting rules concerning when transactions would be considered distressed.

The Financial Accounting Standards Board said its proposed changes would take effect in the second quarter for most U.S. companies, but early adoption would be allowed for most companies' first quarter.

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