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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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Crowdfund my startup, please!

May 16, 2016
New SEC rules allow ordinary investors to buy equity shares in small businesses. That could help spur entrepreneurship.
General atmosphere during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2015 in New York City.
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Now you can crowdfund your angel investors

May 16, 2016
A change to an 80-year-old law on investing allows small investors to try their hand as venture capitalists.
The only people allowed to be venture capitalists were accredited investors who made $200,000 per year or had a net worth of at least $1 million.

Is it time to get rid of quarterly earnings reports?

Apr 21, 2016
The practice may encourage short-term thinking by companies and investors.
Do frequent earnings reports help or hurt when it comes to making investing decisions? 
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SEC wants clarity on CEO pay vs. company performance

Apr 29, 2015
The SEC is going to demand that companies provide more transparency about CEO pay.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White speaks at 2014 SEC conference in Washington, D.C. 
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Kickstart your startup! SEC votes on crowdfunding

Oct 23, 2013
The SEC considers rules for allowing companies to raise money online.

Hey, big spender: Small companies start advertising for investors

Sep 25, 2013
The JOBS Act has loosened rules to let private companies and hedge funds solicit investment. How are they going about it?

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JPMorgan's Whale expedition costs $920 million

Sep 19, 2013
When a bank agrees to a multi-million dollar fine, who gets the money?

Mind the gap: What do CEO-to-worker pay ratios really reveal?

Sep 18, 2013
The SEC wants companies to disclose the gap between CEO and median-employee compensation. The idea gained traction after the financial crisis amid broader concerns about income inequality.

SEC lifts advertising ban on private investments: How it affects you

Jul 10, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to lift a ban on publicly soliciting your investment dollars for companies not traded on the stock market.