Topic: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
A bill prohibiting the state from working with companies that don't comply with regulations on conflict minerals has passed the state Senate committee.
04/13/2011 04:13 pm
Smartphone apps are under investigation for the personal information they might reveal about users to advertisers and others. Pandora, an online radio service that revealed the smartphone apps investigation, said it received a subpoena.
04/05/2011 10:07 am
Rep. Paul Ryan set to unveil $4 trillion in budget cuts over next 10 years, plus National Semiconductor deal and the apps grand jury.
04/05/2011 09:19 am
Bernanke also says rising commodity prices will have only brief, modest effect on consumer prices. Inflation hawks at the Fed disagree with Bernanke.
04/04/2011 11:24 pm
Google CEO will be co-founder Larry Page, who takes over from Eric Schmidt, who becomes Google's executive chairman.
04/01/2011 01:07 am
David Sokol, an executive in the Warren Buffett firm, Berkshire Hathaway, gained $3 million when the company bought a chemical firm in which he held stock. Some Wall Street experts suggest the federal government should investigate Sokol's stock trading.
03/31/2011 05:54 pm
Insider stock trading tip led to a $1 million profit in a single day, according to prosecutors in the Rajaratnam insider stock trading case.
03/31/2011 02:58 pm
While 'naming and shaming' tactics are gaining momentum in the fight against Congo's conflict minerals, they won't be enough if the trade just shifts to India and China.
03/23/2011 05:08 pm
Under a new law, whistle-blowers can earn up to 30 percent of the funds the government recovers in fraud. For Wall Street whistle-blowers, that can mean big payouts.
03/23/2011 04:16 pm
Beginning April 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will demand that oil and mining companies reveal all payments made to foreign governments. Top companies want exemptions in West Africa.
03/22/2011 03:20 pm