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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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Topic - United States Securities And Exchange Commission
Facing a string of recent high-profile courtroom defeats lately, the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to a hire a mock trial firm to help agency lawyers get ready for big cases.
Securities regulators are investigating a green energy company that won a $100 million federal grant under President Obama's stimulus program, only to end up bankrupt this fall.
It's become tougher to surf porn on government computers after scandals, but some workers at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission managed to find ways to bypass detection software and firewalls to get the illicit content, records show.
I am utterly fed up with this administration's incompetence. It is costing us honest, hardworking taxpayers billions and billions of dollars. It's not just the inept leader of the "free" world who was elected without having any governing experience and appears to spend all his time campaigning, golfing, mixing it up with Hollywood celebs and denying any responsibility for whatever debacle du jour happens to get past the mainstream-media fortress. It's also the federal employees who are not doing the jobs that they are paid handsomely to do ("The nonessential spy," Comment & Analysis, Nov. 7).
President Obama thinks some people make too much money, and he intends to do something about it. Armed with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulation bill he pushed through Congress in 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to stoke the flames of class envy by shaming CEOs who earn "too much" money.
JPMorgan Chase has reached a tentative $13 billion settlement with the Justice Department regarding several mortgage issues, various media reports said Saturday.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a $100 million penalty and admitted that its traders acted "recklessly" during a series of London trades that ultimately cost the bank $6 billion.
PMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a $100 million penalty and has admitted that its traders acted "recklessly" during a series of London trades that ultimately cost the bank $6 billion.
Mark Cuban won a years-long fight with the federal government Wednesday as jurors decided that the billionaire basketball team owner did not commit insider-trading when he sold his shares in an Internet company in 2004.
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused Cuban of using inside information to sell $7.9 million of stock in Mamma.com after he learned confidentially of a stock offering that would send the share price down.
Wall Street hasn't always been friendly to the darlings of Silicon Valley, but Twitter is hoping to buck the trend as it prepares for next month's highly anticipated IPO on Wall Street.
While the financial markets are closely eyeing the shutdown of the government, Wall Street itself is barely being monitored by one of its federal watchdogs, who says it's had to furlough most of its staff.
PMorgan Chase & Co. is paying $920 million in penalties and admitting wrongdoing over a $6 billion trading loss last year that tarnished the bank's reputation.
JPMorgan Chase, the country's largest bank, will pay almost $1 billion in fines and admit that it failed to rein-in loose trading practices that led to a $6 billion loss last year, U.S. and U.K. regulators said Thursday.
Taxpayer-backed green energy company ECOtality filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday following weeks of turmoil in which the company laid off employees and ceased filling orders for its electric vehicle charging stations.