Topic: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
A modestly higher financial transaction tax, or FTT, could discourage speculation, lead to less price volatility, and encourage long-term investment. One estimate projects such a 'sales tax' on Wall Street may raise $175 billion a year, even if it cut the total number of transactions in half.
10/19/2011 12:43 pm
Volcker rule: The proposed ban on banks trading for their own profit got support from the SEC. The Volcker rule is part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation overhaul.
10/12/2011 12:45 pm
Volcker Rule unveiled Tuesday, but faces fierce lobbying from banks. Public has until Jan. 13 to comment on Volcker Rule.
10/11/2011 02:13 pm
Who went to jail for malfeasance after the 2008 financial meltdown? DCDecoder looks at who was punished, who wasn't, and why.
10/11/2011 09:48 am
Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. Steve Jobs was more than Apple's CEO, he helped make computers a household necessity and ushered in the iPod, iPhone and other must-have gadgets. Considered one of the greatest American CEOs of his generation, Steve Jobs' career path was a long, winding road that included several major hurdles.
10/05/2011 10:09 pm
Only a few days are left until third-quarter fundraising reports are due. Mitt Romney led the GOP field last quarter, but Rick Perry, Ron Paul, and others are sprinting hard for campaign contributions.
09/27/2011 07:04 pm
Groupon is trying to go public, and new revenue figures that make Groupon appear smaller won't help its case
09/26/2011 01:00 pm
Android smartphones and their users can thank Google for splashing out $12.5 billion to buy Motorola Mobility along with all the patents they hold. The purchase will be Google's largest.
08/16/2011 12:12 am
Short-selling ban in the United States in 2008 crisis didn't stop stocks from falling more than 20 percent. Critics blast short-selling ban in Europe as 'political smoke screen.'
08/13/2011 08:03 pm
Mortgages are ripe area for fraud, says FBI, which notes a 12 percent increase last year in investigations of fraudulent schemes involving mortgagesLily Kuo.
08/13/2011 07:38 pm