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  • WASHINGTON, March 22- Jay Clayton, President Donald Trump's nominee to chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, plans to promise lawmakers at his confirmation hearing on Thursday not to shy away from going after fraudsters. Clayton, a partner at the law firm Sullivan& Cromwell who Trump picked to head the federal regulator that polices and writes rules...

  • As SEC chairman, Clayton would be in charge of, among other things, protecting investors from wrongdoing on Wall Street. He would oversee the enforcement of rules written by the SEC under the law that reshaped the regulation of banks and Wall Street after the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession. And he would take part in deciding on enforcement actions...

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- U.S. securities regulators moved on Wednesday to modernize regulations that require stock and bond trades to settle within three business days, a step the industry has urged the government to take for years. The Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to shorten that timeframe to two business days, a change that aims to...

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington

    The new rule shortens the amount of time it takes for stock and bond trades to settle, from three business days to two business days.

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- U.S. securities regulators will take steps on Wednesday to modernize antiquated regulations that require stock and bond trades to settle within three business days, a step the industry has urged the government to take for years. The Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to vote later Wednesday morning to shorten that...

  • President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order rolling back regulations from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on Wall Street reform at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017.

    Lobbyists say they are facing the reality that bank deregulation legislation will have to wait behind healthcare reform and taxes.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- Shareholder activists are pushing back against a major business trade group's request that the White House use its influence on the U.S. securities regulator to make it harder to get governance, political or environmental issues onto corporate ballots, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Monday. Securities and Exchange Commission...

  • A specialist trader works at the post where Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The hedge fund reported that it bought 3 million more shares on Tuesday, increasing its stake to about 5.2 percent.

  • SAO PAULO, March 16- Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras SA wants to raise as much as $532 million in an initial public offering in Brazil and the United States, the fourth attempt by Brazil's No. 3 commercial airline to list in public equity markets. Documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday showed Azul put out a suggested price...

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- U.S. securities regulators are poised to shorten the amount of time it takes for a securities trade to settle, from three to two business days, in an effort to reduce credit and market risk exposure. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced it will hold a public meeting to vote to adopt a final rule next Wednesday.

  • Heinz Co director's security guard was charged on Wednesday with insider trading in the ketchup maker's stock and options before Heinz was bought in 2013 by Brazil's 3 G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.. In a complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Todd David Alpert made $43,873 of...

  • Bitcoins

    U.S. regulators rejected a plan submitted by the Winklevoss twins to list an exchange-traded fund linked to the digital currency, Breakingviews reports.

  • Denarium Bitcoins.

    The "Fast Money" traders discuss Bitcoin after the SEC blocked an ETF for the digital currency from being listed.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency. Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years to convince the SEC to let it bring the Bitcoin ETF to market.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency. Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years to convince the SEC to let it bring the Bitcoin ETF to market.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency. Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years to convince the SEC to let it bring the Bitcoin ETF to market.

  • MuleSoft CEO Greg Schott

    MuleSoft and other enterprise B2B companies offer alternatives to owning non-voting shares in money-losing Snap.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency. Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years to convince the SEC to let it bring the Bitcoin ETF to market.

  • Bitcoin slides 15 percent against the U.S. dollar after the SEC rejects the request to list and trade a Bitcoin ETF. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.

  • SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION SAYS IT ISSUES ORDER DISAPPROVING REQUEST TO LIST AND TRADE WINKLEVOSS BITCOIN TRUST.