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Why Tesla is flirting with the idea of going private

Aug 8, 2018
The company is weathering growing pains and may retreat from the stock market spotlight.
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Is Bitcoin a currency, security or commodity? Depends who you ask

Jul 3, 2018
Bitcoin has a bit of an identity crisis when it comes to regulatory frameworks.
A visual representation of the digital cryptocurrency, bitcoin, alongside U.S. dollars.
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Sinking markets, emergency meetings: A Fed governor recalls 2008

Jan 22, 2018
For Randall Kroszner, 2008 was all about doing the exact opposite of what the Fed did in the 1930s.
Randall Kroszner of the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors (R) testifies before the House Financial Services Committee along with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Sheila Bair on Capitol Hill Dec. 6, 2007 in Washington, D.C. The committee held the hearing about accelerating loan modifications, improving foreclosure prevention and enhancing enforcement in an effort to stem damage from the subprime mortgage crisis.
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What is EDGAR and why do we care if it was hacked?

Sep 21, 2017
The SEC believes "illicit trading" might have occurred after the breach.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.
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SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

Sep 21, 2017
It may have provided the basis for some illegal trading.
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As Amazon grows, so does its lobbying budget

Jul 21, 2017
Amazon just keeps growing. So does its spending on lobbying in support of policies it thinks will aid that growth. Filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show the company is on track to spend $12 million lobbying this year, $1 million more than it spent in 2016. What’s on Amazon’s wish list? Click the […]

Corruption in the fossil fuel sector may get less prying eyes

Feb 1, 2017
The dismantling of coal, oil and gas industry regulations raises eyebrows and applause.

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Trump picks a Wall Street lawyer to head the SEC

Jan 4, 2017
Jay Clayton could be instrumental in undoing Dodd-Frank.
President-elect Donald Trump waves to the crowd while being introduced to speak to supporters at the Giant Center, December 15, 2016 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. 
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It's Time Warner Inc., not Time Warner cable

Oct 27, 2016
Don't worry, the government is having trouble keeping it straight too.
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Brad Katsuyama, IEX co-founder, on how his new stock exchange will make people feel safer

Jun 22, 2016
350 millionths of a second can make quite a difference.
IEX Group President and CEO Bradley Katsuyama testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Investigations Subcommittee about high-speed stock trading in U.S. markets on Capitol Hill back in 2014. 
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