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  • Md. firms, treasurer balk at proposed money market regulations

    Battle lines are being drawn over whether money market funds need more protection in the event of another financial crisis. Maryland investment firms and the state treasurer are on one side of the fight; the SEC chairman is on the other. Baltimore's T....
  • We're turning America into a giant casino

    We're turning America into a giant casino
    Anyone who says you can get rich through gambling is a fool or a knave. Multiply the size of the prize by your chance of winning it and you'll always get a number far lower than what you put into the pot. The only sure winners are the organizers -- casino...
  • SEC awards nearly $50,000 to whistle blower

    You can receive big bucks and feel good about yourself to by reporting financial fraud. This whistle blower program awards 30 percent of the amount recouped once the Securities and Exchange Commission undertakes an enforcement action against the bad...
  • Activists demand U.S. SEC rule to make companies reveal political spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of activists stood outside of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Washington headquarters on Thursday to scold the regulator for failing to advance a rule requiring companies to disclose their political...
  • Fund payments to brokerages draw SEC scrutiny

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This corrected version of the story fixes 23rd paragraph to show Natixis has paid a nutritionist to make presentations to brokers; it doesn't have a nutritionist on call. Adds "former" to Mary Schapiro's title in additional...
  • Ex-U.S. SEC chair named to serve on Wall Street regulatory board

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elisse Walter, a former regulator who twice served as head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was appointed on Thursday to serve as a public governor to the board of Wall Street's self-funded regulator. The Financial...
  • SEC loses case against money-market founder

    UPDATE: In full ruling, SEC wins partial victory:  The federal government has lost another high-profile case resulting from the global financial crisis. A federal jury Monday cleared the managers of the Reserve Fund money-market fund of civil fraud...
  • SEC wins partial victory in case against money-market fund

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has won a partial victory in a prominent case arising from the global financial crisis. A federal jury found Monday that Reserve Management Co., the investment firm running the Reserve Primary Fund money-market...
  • New concerns raised about lawyers leaving SEC for private firms

    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s revolving door is spinning as feverishly as ever. Lawyers who leave the SEC for private law firms often immediately begin lobbying on behalf of their new corporate clients, frequently trying to weaken...
  • SEC chairwoman warns of budget constraints as Republicans look to cut more

     
    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Schapiro warned on Friday that her agency doesn't have enough money to adequately police Wall Street, let alone draft dozens of new regulations required under the financial reform law. And that's before...
  • SEC gets big funding boost in Obama budget proposal, setting up battle with Republicans [Updated]

     
    President Obama's proposed 2012 budget includes a 28% increase in funding for the Securities and Exchange Commission, setting up a showdown with Republicans who want to slash the agency's spending. While the $3.73-trillion budget the White House...
  • New stock trading rules proposed to avoid another 'flash crash'

     
    Federal regulators are considering new limits on intraday stock volatility aimed at avoiding another “flash crash” like the one that rocked Wall Street last May 6. The Securities and Exchange Commission late Tuesday said major stock...