Topic: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Is Goldman Sachs a breeding ground for speculative booms and busts that have harmed America, as critics assert? Or does the work of Goldman Sachs create a vital foundation for economic growth? The Goldman Sachs-SEC case has reopened that longstanding debate.
04/21/2010 07:19 pm
The current finance reform bill now being considered in Congress leaves out three of the most important things necessary to prevent a repeat of the Wall Street meltdown.
04/21/2010 04:30 pm
The Goldman Sachs SEC case, filed Friday, comes as President Obama makes a push for Wall Street reform in Congress.
04/20/2010 08:21 pm
President Obama will speak in New York Thursday, calling for 'swift Senate action' on a financial reform bill that would aim to curb Wall Street excesses. He'll need at least one GOP vote.
04/19/2010 03:42 pm
Obama and the GOP are fighting over bank reform. Republicans accuse the administration of pushing a 'bail out.' The White House says opponents are 'trying to kill reform on behalf of big banks.'
04/17/2010 02:04 pm
The SEC has charged Goldman Sachs with fraud over its packaging of a subprime mortgage investment.
04/16/2010 06:11 pm
04/06/2010 09:30 pm
Shareholder groups aim to keep a lid on companies’ political spending in the wake of Citizens United v. the Federal Election Commission, a case in which the Supreme Court eased restrictions on corporate campaign spending.
04/05/2010 11:54 am
In the wake of recent confirmation that Lehman Brothers' balance sheet was bogus, the Securities and Exchange Commission has announced it will look into the accounting practices of two dozen other financial firms.
04/01/2010 04:55 pm
The SEC did nothing to stop Lehman Bros. from using questionable accounting tactics. Should they be held responsible?
03/24/2010 01:49 pm