Posts Tagged ‘politics’

Law empowers SEC to go after more U.S. market players (Reuters)

Reuters – As the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill moved through Congress this summer, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission — virtually unnoticed — gained a powerful new weapon that could significantly increase the agency’s force and reach.

SEC probing Bell, California for securities fraud (Reuters)

Reuters – Federal securities regulators are investigating bonds issued by Bell, California, a small city neighboring Los Angeles, caught up in a public pay and pensions scandal, a person familiar with the probe said on Wednesday.

Sec’y Clinton decries ascending violence in world (AP)

AP – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is assailing “the absolute barbarity” displayed by terrorists and criminals around the world.

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