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Apple Headed For A Loss In Court?

Reuters | Nate Raymond | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Einhorn's hedge fund has shown a "likelihood of success" if his legal attack against Apple I...

POGO Sticks It to the SEC

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Join us for our latest episode of "As the Door Revolves," in which the door spins even faster between the SEC and big business. It's called "regulatory capture" -- the takeover of government agencies by the very corporations they're supposed to keep an eye on.

Zach Carter

Former Government Regulators Help Keep Banks Too Big To Fail | Zach Carter | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The steady flow of officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission into top corporate jobs feeds a regulatory culture of weak law ...

Apple Sued Over 'Cash Problem'

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Fund manager David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital sued Apple Inc, saying the company needs to do more to unlock value for shareholders...

5-Star Recruit Chooses Bama Despite Rival Tattoo

AP | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- Five-star linebacker prospect Reuben Foster says he'll play for Alabama after a recruiting process that left him torn between the state's t...

Obama's Messy Narrative

Mike Lux | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

Anyone who wants to try and give a clear, uncomplicated picture of President Obama and his party this week has to end it a little befuddled.

Ben Hallman

Mary Jo White Takes A Spin In The Revolving Door | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

Morgan Stanley needed someone with an inside line to the Securities and Exchange Commission. It was 2005, and the investment banking giant's board of ...

Bank CEO Takes Big Pay Cut

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman received lower compensation for 2012 after profits declined but the bank showed progr...

JPMorgan Working Actively To Disempower Its Shareholders

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business

* Union says 'Whale' loss is reason to divide JPMorgan * AFL-CIO fund says bank has become too big to manage * Another u...

Crime and No Punishment

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The American people are not stupid. They see the double standard. They know that there are two sets of laws in the country: one for the rich, powerful and well connected of Wall Street and one for everyone else on Main Street.

Mark Gongloff

Will The New SEC Watchdog Have Bite? | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

President Obama's expected pick of former U.S. prosecutor Mary Jo White to be the nation's top securities watchdog is widely being taken as signaling ...

Obama Makes Pick For SEC

AP | MARCY GORDON and JULIE PACE | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama sent his strongest signal yet Thursday that he wants the government to get tougher with Wall Street, appointing a...

Obama Pick For Essential Position Emerges

Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A White House official says President Barack Obama on Thursday will nominate Mary Jo White as ch...

Dear Mr. President: For Real Progress, We Must Break the Power of Big Money

Bob Edgar | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Bob Edgar

The 2012 elections showed just how broken our elections are, with millions discouraged from voting due to antiquated registration laws, voter intimidation and misinformation, and the manipulation of voting laws for political gain.

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' May Face SEC Spotlight This Year | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Securities and Exchange Commission announced last month that it will consider a proposed rule to require publicly traded corporation...

Ex-Warren Buffett Employee Tears Down Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

One of Warren Buffett's ex-employees is lashing out against his former boss. David Sokol, a man who once seemed on-track to succeed Buffett at Ber...

JOBS Act Rule Poses Early Test of SEC Chairman Walter's Leadership

Barbara Roper | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Barbara Roper

She now has an opportunity to show that she also has the strength of character to lead this often-fractious agency in these difficult and challenging times. Nothing less than the safety and integrity of our capital markets depend on the choices she makes.

Raj Rajaratnam To Pay $1.5 Million

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam has agreed to pay disgorgement of about $1.5 million in a civil lawsuit filed by the Securities and...

Wall St. Watchdog Loses Key Enforcer

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Robert Khuzami, the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement division, plans to step down as early as ...

Ridiculous Potential SEC Action Against Netflix CEO Over Facebook Post

David Meerman Scott | Posted 02.09.2013 | Business
David Meerman Scott

The agency says that the update to Hastings' 200,000+ subscribers where he said "members had enjoyed over 1 billion hours in June" violated the SEC Regulation Fair Disclosure (Reg FD) rule.

What Constitutes Public Disclosure?

David Sable | Posted 12.10.2012 | Media
David Sable

If you post on Facebook -- does the post alone make it public? These are not trick or facetious questions; on the contrary, I think that they are important questions and touch on future privacy issues and force us to take stock of what's real and what's not.

A Sign That Obama Will Repeat Economic Mistakes

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business
Robert Scheer

Please don't tell me that these reports in the business press touting Sallie Krawcheck as a front-runner for chairman of the SEC or even a possible candidate to be the next Treasury secretary are true.

Netflix Just Got In Trouble With The Government Over A Facebook Post

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Technology

* Netflix says gets Wells notice from SEC * CEO Hastings says information posted was not "material" * Ne...

Giant Bank Hid Billions In Losses: Report

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.06.2012 | Business

During the financial crisis, German banking behemoth Deutsche Bank seemed like one of the few banks in the U.S. and Europe strong enough to weather th...

Putting Whistleblowing in Perspective

Patricia Harned | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business
Patricia Harned

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) received 3,001 tips to its new Whistleblower Office during fiscal 2012 (starting in October 2011). This undoubtably begs the question: How can we put that number into context?