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2005-06-29 19:57:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies selling stock to thepublic will be allowed to talk much more freely under a ruleapproved on Wednesday in a unanimous vote by the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission. Moving to overhaul 1930s-era rules against misleading hypein stock offerings, the SEC voted to largely drop the so-called"quiet period" preceding offerings for very large companies andto clarify what can be said about initial public offerings. Under the old rules, last year's IPO by Internet...

2005-06-29 16:26:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Companies selling stock to thepublic will be allowed to talk more freely under a ruleapproved on Wednesday in a unanimous vote by the U.S.Securities and Exchange Commission. Moving to overhaul 1930s-era rules against misleading hypein stock offerings, the SEC voted to largely drop the so-called"quiet period" preceding offerings for very large companies. The SEC said the new rules are meant to reflect the greatlyexpanded volume and scrutiny now given stock offerings...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.