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SEC amends responsibility rules for broker-dealers

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

SEC football practice starts; opening games less than a month away

(RNN) - Southeastern Conference football practices start Thursday, Aug. 1, signaling that we are less than a month away from actual football games. Full story

Spain train crash driver was on phone

   The driver of the train that crashed in Spain was talking on the phone, reports CNBC's Seema Mody; and Mary Thompson reports on the SEC's closing arguments in the Fabrice Tourre trial.

CFT: Manziel would ‘love’ to play against Clowney

Will it happen? Not unless Texas A&M and South Carolina meet in the SEC championship game. But it’s July, so let’s go there anyway. Though Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was noted most for pointing out which quarterbacks he felt were “scared” of him Tuesday, the preseason Heisman candidate Full story

An inside look at SAC Capital

   Bryan Burrough, Vanity Fair Magazine and author of "Bonfire of the Vanities," discusses his interactions with Cohen, whom he says was a charming guy, and the charges brought by the SEC.

SAC Capital goes to court

   Lawyers for SAC Capital will appear in court today to respond to the SEC's allegations that insider trading was rampant at Steve Cohen's firm. The U.S. Attorney's office says they're not intending to shut down the firm. Bryan Burrough, Vanity Fair Maga...

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Video

  Tausche: SAC expected to enter a plea

CNBC's Kayla Tausche appears outside the courthouse in NYC to discuss the next steps in the SEC's indictment of SAC Capital. She says it's likely that SAC's attorneys will enter a plea today.

  Morning Market Update

The Squawk Box crew brings viewers up to date on the day's biggest news as well as market-moving events that occurred overnight. Today, Zynga earnings and an update on the SEC's charges against SAC Capital.

  Explaining SAC

Jacob Frenkel, partner, Schulman Rogers, makes sense of the SEC's charges against SAC Capital. He explains why the firm was charged, but Steve Cohen was not.

  Tourre takes the stand

Fabrice Tourre takes the stand in his defense and says an email in the SEC case against him is "not accurate."

  SAC fires back at SEC

SAC Capital sends out a 45-page rebuttal to the charges from the SEC, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. The firm has gone to great lengths to deter insider trading, according to the letter.

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SEC Chair White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gensler testify at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
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SEC Chair White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gensler arrive at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
SEC Chair White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gensler arrive at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill

SEC Chair Mary Jo White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gary Gensler arrive at a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

SEC Chair White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gensler are greeted by Senator Warren before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill
SEC Chair White and Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Gensler are greeted by Senator Warren before Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill

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