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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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  • Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school

    Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school
    The parent company of for-profit Everest University is selling its Pompano Beach school as part of a settlement with the federal government. Everest will continue to hold classes, both in Pompano Beach and online, while its owner, Corinthian Colleges...
  • U.S. senators ask Gilead Sciences to explain high cost of hepatitis C drug

    Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000 per treatment course, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers. In a letter sent Friday, Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)...
  • Lawmakers seek new SIPC directors, help for Allen Stanford victims

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging President Barack Obama to nominate directors to an industry-backed organization who will help the victims in Allen Stanford's $7 billion scheme try to recover some of their losses. In a...
  • Former CEO of CalPERS pleads guilty to fraud, corruption charge

    Former CEO of CalPERS pleads guilty to fraud, corruption charge
    A former chief executive of the country's biggest public pension fund admitted that he took more than $250,000 in bribes and other valuable gifts from a friend and co-defendant in an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the pension investment world five...
  • New York trader claims sour bet on Cynk cost him his job

    (Reuters) - A trading suspension in the stock of little-known Cynk Technology, which mysteriously surged 20,000 percent before the halt, ends late on Thursday, but do not expect to see the stock trading again on Friday. Shares of the Belize-based social...
  • Dodd-Frank delay: America is vulnerable to a lack of financial rules

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Wednesday, July 9: Six years since the financial industry had to be resuscitated by the federal government, the American economy still remains at risk from another catastrophic episode...
  • Lawmaker questions NY Fed role in U.S. regulatory risk panel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressman is questioning whether the New York Federal Reserve bank is exerting undue influence during closed-door meetings of an oversight council tasked with identifying risks posed by large financial firms. In a letter to New...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Cupcake purveyor Crumbs Bake Shop closes L.A., other stores

    After more than 10 years at the forefront of the cupcake craze, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. shuttered its high-end bakeries a week after it lost its stock listing on Nasdaq and defaulted on about $14.3 million in financing. Employees at its remaining Los...
  • ICE CEO calls for market-wide purge of order types

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a perfect world, stock exchanges would collectively agree to ban order types that critics allege create complexity and may give certain traders unfair advantages, Intercontinental Exchange Group chief executive Jeffrey Sprecher...
  • U.S. court tosses ex-broker's privacy lawsuit to clean up record

    (Reuters) - A U.S. judge threw out a lawsuit against the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) by a former broker who alleged that disclosures on the regulator's public database violated his privacy rights. The former broker, Alan Santos-Buch,...
  • Wall Street watchdog launches exams into order routing practices

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's self-regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting examinations of 10 firms to ensure they are in compliance with regulations requiring that investors receive the best execution for their stock orders. The Financial...