Securities and Exchange Commission
May 30, 2014 — The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.
Oct 11, 2013 — The country's biggest bank by assets is reeling from a $920 million penalty for failing to control risky trades and faces a multi-billion dollar settlement for mortgage abuse.
Sep 19, 2013 — Traders in JPMorgan's London offices racked up huge losses last year and then tried to cover up what happened. Now, the bank is admitting the violations and agreeing to pay nearly $1 billion to regulators in the U.S. and U.K.
May 29, 2013 — The social media giant's debut on Wall Street one year ago ran into problems. Trades were delayed and some investors lost money. The Securities and Exchange Commission blames NASDAQ's "poor systems and decision-making."
Mar 15, 2013 — Two hedge funds affiliated with SAC Capital Advisors have agreed to the settlements. They did not admit any wrongdoing.
Jan 24, 2013 — President Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission has prosecuted terrorists and mobsters. If she's confirmed, Mary Jo White's next challenge will be tackling reckless behavior on Wall Street. The success of this get-tough push will depend on changing the SEC's culture, analysts say.
Jan 24, 2013 — White, who prosecuted terrorists during her time as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, would succeed Mary Schapiro, who stepped down in December. The president is also planning to renominate Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Nov 26, 2012 — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro will step down on Dec. 14. President Obama has designated SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter to be her successor.
Jul 13, 2012 — Documents suggest Mitt Romney was chief executive at Bain Capital for longer than he has said. That's significant — but only to a point.
Jul 12, 2012 — New rules governing the swaps market highlight the risks behind sprawling, complex regulatory initiatives. When rules get too complicated, lawyers and lobbyists are the main audience.