What is market distortion?

Nov 10, 2020
European Union regulators have accused Amazon of violating antitrust regulations and distorting the market.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos testifies via video conference during a House hearing about online platforms and market power on Capitol Hill. Amazon is now under fire by the EU for allegedly distorting competition.
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China halts Ant Group IPO after Jack Ma blasts red tape

Nov 3, 2020
Analysts say the suspension reinforces the dominant role of the Chinese government in the private economy.
People visit a showroom of Ant Financial, now called Ant Group, in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province in 2018.
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Is it worth commenting on a federal rule?

Nov 22, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission is planning to repeal rules on net neutrality that say internet providers can’t choose to load some websites faster than others. But before the agency could make that announcement, it had to go through what’s called a comment period to release its proposal to the public and then give people a […]

Regional banks shed some oversight to shave costs

Nov 15, 2017
To boost profits, some banks are focusing on core banking businesses and escaping Fed oversight. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

One shortage in booming oil fields: regulators

Oct 15, 2014
State agencies find that industry offers higher salaries to new college graduates.

A commission without commissioners

Nov 6, 2013
Bart Chilton, known as a firebrand and for making all manner of music allusions in his speeches, is leaving the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.