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S.E.C. Rules to Protect Investors From Cyberthreats Fall Short

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:57:44 -0500

Requiring exchanges to strengthen security systems was wise. In light of recent breaches, excluding big trading firms from the rule looks risky.

Morning Agenda: Google Gets Serious About Producing Better Phones

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:02:59 -0500

Its move to hire HTC engineers is intended to improve competition with Apple and Samsung. But the tech giant’s previous foray into handset making did not go so well.

S.E.C. Says It Was a Victim of Computer Hacking Last Year

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:28:26 -0500

The commission said the attackers could have exploited private information for trading purposes.

Craig Carton, Sports Radio Host, Is Accused of Ponzi Scheme

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:07:16 -0500

The co-host of “Boomer & Carton” on WFAN is accused of raising funds to buy and sell concert tickets, and then using the money to pay debts.

Why the Supreme Court May Review the S.E.C.’s In-House Judges

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:11:08 -0500

The issue of whether the judges were properly appointed under the Constitution takes on added importance for other agencies using administrative proceedings.

Stock Handouts to Drivers Could Help Steady Uber

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:52:25 -0500

Such a move would bolster Uber’s damaged brand and help keep drivers. But the S.E.C. would need to approve and existing investors could present a roadblock.

Insider Trading Case to Be a Test of the Role of Friendship

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:04:56 -0500

After a recent Supreme Court decision, the question now is how much evidence the government needs to prove charges against those who receive tips.

Wells Fargo Shows Erosion of Corporate Accountability Under Trump

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:45:22 -0500

The prospect of further regulatory actions against the bank, whose misdeeds are far-reaching, appear to be diminishing under the Trump administration.

Despite S.E.C. Warning, Wave of Initial Coin Offerings Grows

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:31:20 -0500

Several coming coin offerings have hired lawyers to try to play by the rules. Others prohibit Americans from investing.

When Brokers Want to Move Your Money Out of a Very Good Thing

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 05:00:38 -0500

Everyone should have a retirement plan as good as the Thrift Savings Plan that federal workers use. Here’s what happened when outside advisers tried to pry money loose.