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The former $232,500-per-year president of shipping and mailing for the U.S. Postal Service regularly worked on outside corporate business while in the office, even enlisting his postal staff to schedule meetings and arrange for his private travel, postal investigators have found.
Federal regulators on Monday filed civil fraud charges against an investment adviser and his firm in connection with complex securities tied to mortgages during the housing market bust.
It appears that U.S. political will for financial reform will fall short of requiring that short sellers first pre-borrow the stocks they sell short. Despite our own fears of banning so-called naked short selling, Germany banned the practice in May in some of its financial stocks. Germany is considering whether to extend the ban to all stocks, and other EU exchanges are eyeing similar initiatives.
A federal grand jury has indicted the head of what was once among the largest privately held mortgage lending companies for allegedly scheming to steal over half a billion dollars from the government's Troubled Assets Relief Program.
If a sports league set up a permanent office with a number of lawyers to write new regulations for its particular game (basketball, for instance), what do you think would happen after a few years? The lawyer-regulators would know that if they stopped writing new regulations, whether needed or not, they would be out of a job.
President-elect Barack Obama on Thursday said he will force "a shift in ethics" on Wall Street and argued for new, aggressive controls on markets as he named his financial regulatory team.
President-elect Barack Obama on Thursday said he will impose "a shift in ethics" on Wall Street, arguing for new, aggressive controls on markets as he named his financial regulatory team.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo Inc. today postponed a looming showdown for control of its board, giving itself more time to prepare a defense — or negotiate a sale to Microsoft Corp. that would cause activist investor Carl Icahn to call off the mutiny.