Senate Banking Committee Chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato said Wednesday that he wants to enact financial reform this year, and he urged Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin to settle their differences.

"It is really unacceptable to think that two of the world's premier experts in this area cannot come together and forge a compromise based upon what is best for the economic health of this nation," Sen. D'Amato, R-N.Y., said at the committee's initial hearing on the controversial bill.

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