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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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  • 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...
  • Paul Ryan's billionaire populism

    Paul Ryan's billionaire populism
    Last Friday, Paul Ryan, the presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee, made the most populist speech of this campaign season. "It's the people who are politically connected, it's the people who have access to Washington that get the breaks," he...
  • Reeling Romney needs to take a lesson from (Gasp!) Barack Obama

    Reeling Romney needs to take a lesson from (Gasp!) Barack Obama
    It was one of Barack Obama's best lines -- and best moments -- in the 2008 presidential campaign. He had said we could save as much oil as we could get from domestic drilling if everybody properly maintained their cars and got their tires inflated. Now,...
  • Exelon agrees to sell 3 Md. coal plants for $400 million

    Exelon agrees to sell 3 Md. coal plants for $400 million
    Exelon Corp. plans to sell its three Maryland coal-fired power plants for $400 million to a subsidiary of private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC, the Chicago-based energy giant said Thursday. Under the terms of the deal, buyer Raven Power Holdings...
  • Eddie Murray settles charges in insider trading probe

    Eddie Murray settles charges in insider trading probe
    Orioles Hall-of-Famer Eddie Murray has agreed to pay $358,151 to settle charges that he illegally profited from an insider trading scheme involving former teammate Doug DeCinces, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday. Murray, who...
  • USC slip may not be fatal

     
    Southern Cal???s surprising loss to Oregon State, 27-21, last night certainly gashed the Trojans??? hopes of cruising to the national championship game but it may not be fatal. Certainly, there are teams that control their own destinies at this point........
  • Apple ramps up spending on R&D

    As rumors swirl about new Apple products that may be on the way, one thing is for sure: The company is doubling down on R&D. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has shifted research and development into overdrive this year, spending $1.6 billion in the...
  • U.S. risk council takes next step in MetLife systemic review

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. financial risk council has gathered enough evidence to decide whether insurer MetLife should be designated as a systemically important firm, a source familiar with the situation said. Closing the evidentiary record...
  • Bank of America's nearly $17 billion settlement could be announced Thursday

    Bank of America's nearly $17 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over soured mortgage bonds could be announced as early as Thursday, a source familiar with the talks told the Charlotte Observer Wednesday. Bloomberg News, citing a...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • Stock traders seek edge in pre-market twilight zone

    LONDON (Reuters) - On most weekday mornings over the past year, Paris-based financial trader David Sibi has turned on a computer program designed to try and beat the U.S. stock market before it even opens. Scouring multiple trading venues that offer U.S....
  • Will PPL spinoff Talen Energy bolt Allentown?

    Allentown is engaged in a high-stakes effort to keep PPL Corp.'s soon-to-be-created power generation and marketing spinoff company Talen Energy in its Neighborhood Improvement Zone. In a July filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which...