WASHINGTON - House lawmakers seeking information collected by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on possible "short squeezes" in a number of large government bond auctions that took place in 1991 and 1992.

The request came in a letter dated Dec. 17 to E. Gerald Corrigan, president of the New York Fed, from Rep. Edward Markey, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on telecommunications and finance.

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