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SEC tightens client rules for broker-dealers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top securities regulator on Wednesday set new rules to protect clients with cash or securities at securities brokers, requiring more disclosure and safeguards from firms including some of Wall Street's largest.Full story

Fed funds rate range unchanged

  CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest from the Fed, which said it will continue to buy agency mortgage-backed securities at rate of $40 billion per month and longer-term Treasurys at a rate of $45 billion per month. The Fed sees downside risks to e...

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

The statement the Federal Reserve released Wednesday after its two-day policy meeting: Full story

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