WASHINGTON - The chairman of the derivatives regulator made a questionable call when he chose to distance himself from probing the demise of futures broker MF Global, the agency's internal watchdog said in a report released on Tuesday.
NEW YORK - UBS AG lost a bid Tuesday to dismiss a whistle-blower lawsuit by a former commercial mortgage-backed securities strategist who said he was fired for refusing to publish misleading research reports.
WASHINGTON - Wall Street brokerages' use of mandatory arbitration clauses merits a regulatory review, but the Securities and Exchange Commission will not have time to undertake one before 2014, an SEC commissioner said on Monday.
- LPL Financial LLC must pay a total of $9 million for significant email system failures and making misstatements to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Wall Street's watchdog.
- New York's top financial regulator has sent subpoenas to several firms seeking information on investments that guarantee steady payments to hundreds of thousands of retirees and other consumers, the Wall Street Journal said on Monday, citing people familiar with the inquiry.
WASHINGTON - At first glance, a federal regulator's rebuke of the city of Harrisburg this month over fraudulent statements and long overdue disclosures to its bondholders could be seen as a warning to state and local politicians who offer too rosy a view of their financial health.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has authority to try to speed up the process for installing wireless communications towers when local governments have been slow to act.
WASHINGTON - The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission told lawmakers on Thursday that her agency, despite pressure from liberal groups, is not currently drafting a rule that would call for public companies to disclose their political spending.
CHICAGO - Financial trading in world markets has grown so lightning-fast that effective regulation is growing tougher by the second, increasing the threat of crashes sparked by hoaxes, electronic glitches or yet-unknown causes.
NEW YORK - Steven A. Cohen's hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors told investors on Friday it would no longer cooperate "unconditionally" with the U.S. government's insider trading investigation.
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- Rupee falls to near six-month low on stock losses, importer demand
- Sensex hits one-week low; doubts creep in after rally
- Fed officials dampen talk of imminent bond buying cutback
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- U.S. Senate panel approves sweeping immigration bill