This version corrected the gender of the appellate judge who wrote the ruling.
This version corrected that 42 percent of respondents thought there would be a shortage of the iPhone 6 this holiday season.
An earlier version incorrectly reported the status of the Vallourec Star plant in Youngstown.
Christopher Cox served as chair of the SEC when the organization probed Mark Cuban for insider trading charges. Although he says reallocation of SEC funds are needed, he noted that he does not want to see the enforcement division lose funds. Those facts were clarified in this article.
An earlier version had an incorrect share price for Cubist Pharmaceuticals.
This version corrected the spelling of Gonzalez.
This story has been updated to show that economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims falling to 295,000 last week.
Equinox acquired Sports Club/LA. That fact was misstated in an earlier version of this article.
By the author's calculations, if the SEC Whistleblower Program had been in place when JPMorgan whistleblower Alayne Fleischmann went to regulators with claims of fraud, she could have received up to 30 percent of the $9 billion settlement, which would be $2.7 billion.