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Why the SEC is all about 'broken windows'

Sep 11, 2014
The SEC employs an enforcement strategy coined in the 1980s.
Posted In: Wall Street, Securities and Exchange Commission

A fracking story too good to be true

Aug 27, 2014
You know a technology's hot when stock market scammers make it part of their pitch.
Posted In: fracking, chimera, Securities and Exchange Commission

Are we safer from Ponzi schemes now?

Jan 9, 2014
A lot has changed since Bernard Madoff defrauded $17 billion. Has it made a difference?
Posted In: Bernie Madoff, ponzi scheme, Securities and Exchange Commission

U.S. charges former JPMorgan bankers in 'London Whale' case

Aug 14, 2013
The penalty for taking a dangerous risk that shakes financial markets is what, exactly?
Posted In: London Whale, JPMorgan Chase, Securities and Exchange Commission

JPMorgan nears settlement with SEC over 'London Whale'

Aug 9, 2013
JPMorgan is likely to settle with the SEC, but the Whale himself won't be facing any criminal charges -- for now.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, London Whale, Securities and Exchange Commission

After Fab, can the SEC haul in bigger executive fish?

Aug 2, 2013
The SEC has six pending cases against 18 executives accused of misconduct before or during the financial crisis.
Posted In: Securities and Exchange Commission, Fabrice Tourre

How a Tweet could cost you $2,000

Jul 3, 2013
Some people's Twitter musings are worth more than the Tweets of the rest of us according to the SEC.
Posted In: Twitter, Securities and Exchange Commission

Winklevoss twins plan Bitcoin fund IPO

Jul 2, 2013
The Winklevoss twins are trying to set up a fund that will allow investors to trade Bitcoins as if they were stock.
Posted In: bitcoin, currency, Securities and Exchange Commission

Sorry to say, but an apology costs money

Jun 19, 2013
SEC chairman Mary Jo White is pushing for more admissions of wrongdoing in cases of widespread harm to investors .
Posted In: Wall Street, Wall Street Reform, Mary Jo White, Securities and Exchange Commission

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