WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted amendments to its financial responsibility rules for broker-dealers, as well as rules designed to increase protection for investors who hold their money in such firms. Full story
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager William Ackman unveiled his biggest bet ever on Wednesday, a $2.2 billion play on Air Products & Chemicals Inc <APD.N> that the billionaire trader kept secret for two months. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating Wednesday over whether to hold former Goldman Sachs Group Inc trader Fabrice Tourre liable for defrauding investors in a complex deal tied to subprime mortgages. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Patients going to a hospital for surgery care about many things, from how kind the nurses are to how good the food is, but Consumers Union (CU) figures what they care about most is whether they stay in the hospital longer than they should and whether they come out alive. Full story
If there's one thing we learned from the 2012 election, it's that the already gigantic role that money plays in politics is only expanding. Bloomberg View’s Josh Barro, Occupy Wall Street activist Alexis Goldstein, Demos’ Liz Kennedy, and Jesse Eisinger from ProPublica join Steve Kornacki to talk ab
The Securities and Exchange Commission says companies can use social media sites to release "key information" as long as they inform investors in advance. Business Wire CEO Cathy Baron Tamraz discusses red flags with the new policy.
Jordan Thomas, former Assistant Director of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses the SEC's probe of Deutsche Bank.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has to put a stop to casino-style markets caused by high-frequency trading, says Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Mary Schapiro, then chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on "Examining Bank Supervision and Risk Management in Light of JPMorgan Chase's Trading Loss" on Capitol Hill in Washington June 19, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall at SEC headquarters in Washington, in this June 24, 2011 file photo. An affiliate of SAC Capital Advisors LP agreed to pay more than $600 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it participated i
U.S. President Barack Obama stands next to Mary Jo White, a former United States attorney, after he announces her to be the next chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing