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2008-08-26 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, Aug.

2008-08-23 03:00:14

Federal regulators said Friday that investors who bought risky auction-rate securities from Merrill Lynch & Co. before the market for those bonds collapsed will be able to recover up to $7 billion under a new agreement. The largest U.S.

2008-08-20 09:50:00

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that it will replace EDGAR, the computer database for filing documents, with a new system that will allow investors to more easily analyze corporate reports and other financial data.

2008-07-14 09:00:21

The Associated Press WASHINGTON The Securities and Exchange Commission said Sunday that it is immediately opening an investigation to prevent the spread of false information used to manipulate securities prices.

2008-07-14 09:00:05

By Gretchen Morgenson It's dispiriting indeed to watch the U.S. financial system, supposedly the envy of the world, being taken to its knees. But that's the show we're watching, brought to you by somnambulant regulators, greedy bank executives and incompetent corporate directors.

2006-07-26 12:52:37

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Corporations next year must start giving out more and clearer information about the pay and perks of top managers and directors under rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

2006-06-26 17:45:32

By John Poirier WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican on the Senate Banking Committee said on Monday he wants hearings on how to protect investors in hedge funds now that the $1.3 trillion industry has freed itself from regulation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Sen.

2006-06-23 15:48:05

By John Poirier and Joel Rothstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a major setback to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's efforts to regulate the $1.3-trillion hedge fund industry, a federal appeals court on Friday tossed out a rule requiring the investment pools to register with the agency.

2006-06-14 11:22:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Wednesday voted to approve its own Republican staff director as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, sending the nomination to the Senate floor.

2006-05-15 17:19:33

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The longest-serving member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to resign after her term ends this summer, the SEC said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.