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Bernanke, Regulators Testify On Financial Reform Implementation

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and other top regulators said Thursday their agencies are working vigorously to put into effe...

Summers Down, Fifty Odd More to Go

Charles Ferguson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Charles Ferguson

The appointment of Elizabeth Warren and the departure of Larry Summers will not solve our problems, or even indicate that President Obama is interested in solving them.

The Top 10 Women In Money

walletpop.com | Vera Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Elizabeth Warren. Suze Orman. Maria Shriver. Sheila Bair. These women -- and the remaining six on WalletPop's (unscientific) list of the TOP TEN WOMEN...

Christina Marie Fierro

Rep. Posey: Letting Madoff-Era Investigators Quietly Leave SEC Is 'Like Letting A Pedophile Slink Out The Door'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Marie Fierro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro's testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services turned explosive on Tuesday mor...

SEC Chief Appearing Before Congress In Wake Of Financial Reform, Goldman Deal

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission is appearing before Congress days after the passage of sweeping financial regula...

New Circuit Breakers Announced By Stock Exchanges Would Prevent The Next 'Flash Crash'

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS and MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. stock exchanges would briefly halt trading of some stocks that have big prices swings under new trading rules proposed Tuesday...

Meet The Women Charged With Cleaning Up Wall Street

TIME | Michael Scherer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A few weeks back, at an event to celebrate the role of women in finance, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tried to get things started with a joke. ...

SEC: Stock Exchanges Agree To Changes To Prevent Another Market 'Glitch'

AP | STEVENSON JACOBS and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The major securities exchanges put aside some of their differences Monday and agreed to coordinate trading rules to prevent stock plu...

NO SEC Staffers Fired In Porn Investigation

washingtonpost.com | Ed O'Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

None of the Securities and Exchange Commission employees caught using government computers to view pornography has been fired, the agency's inspector ...

The F Word: Is the SEC Up to the Job?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laura Flanders

One of the best kept secrets in Washington is the working of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Does it get the job done? Not even close.

Goldman and the SEC

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil suit against Goldman, Sachs & Co. (NYSE:GS) seems to have surprised everyone, not least Goldman itself....

SEC Slow To Reform

Washington Post | Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A year-long effort by the Securities and Exchange Commission to overhaul its enforcement of laws against corporate crime has run into courtroom setbac...

SEC Rarely Rewards Whistleblowers, Inspector General Investigation Finds

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission has had a bounty program for two decades to reward outside whistleblowers. But it has made f...

SEC Chair Schapiro: Swaps

washingtonpost.com | Mary L. Schapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While legislation pending in the Senate would bring a host of vital improvements, important gaps in regulation still need to be closed. One such gap ...

The SEC Wants To Know How Hedge Funds Are Using Deriavtives

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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SEC Investigates Big Firms' Desertion Of Markets During Stock Plunge

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators said Monday they are looking at whether big trading firms abandoned the market during the massive sell-off on Ma...

Mary Schapiro: Trading Rules Need 'More Clarity'

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission will propose new rules covering cancellation of trades in the wake of the May 6 stock market...

Lost: One Securities and Exchange Commission Regulatory Agenda

Bill Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Singer

I'm sorry, but enough with these SEC public meetings and fanciful panels. Fix the mess. Do something. Talk is cheap -- and yours seems to be endless.

SEC Snags the Understudy But Ignores the Big Players

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Given a self-styled stock market "psychic"'s track record, shouldn't the SEC place some constraints on members of the securities industry who purport to be able to predict the future?

SEC Sends Subpoenas In Stock Market Drop Investigation

Bloomberg | Jesse Westbrook and David Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro said the agency's enforcement unit has issued subpoenas in an investigation of last wee...

Credit Default Swaps: SEC Asks Congress To Regulate Trades Happening 'In The Dark'

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government's top securities regulator called Thursday for Congress to impose new oversight on financial derivatives, warning th...

Mary Schapiro, SEC Chief: Market's Huge Plunge 'Was 'Unacceptable'

AP | MARCY GORDON and DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Regulators need more time to figure out what caused last week's stock market plunge, the head of the Securities and Exchange Commis...

Madoff Whistleblower Slams Obama's SEC: 'They're A Bunch Of Idiots There'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The now-legendary whistleblower who first exposed Bernard Madoff's massive $65 billion Ponzi scam is back and he's full of righteous rage. Harry Mark...

SEC's Tougher Financial Regulations Have Been Stalled For More Than A Year

washingtonpost.com | Zachary A. Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But more than a year after Schapiro took office, the SEC has not yet written into the Wall Street rulebook the short-selling limits -- or most of the ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Administration Helps House Democrat Gut Post-Enron Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the White House's blessing, a House panel voted Tuesday to water down a key post-Enron measure designed to protect investors. In a voice vote, m...