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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed on Friday to add more stock price information to public market data feeds and allow other firms to compete against the exchanges in running them. The SEC proposal seeks to add so-called "depth of book" information to the SIPs that includes prices of stocks available in the pubic market that...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 14- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed on Friday to add more stock price information to the public market data feeds and allow other firms to compete against the exchanges in running them. The data is related to systems called securities information processors, or SIPs, which consolidate stock orders and last sales prices from...

  • SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION PROPOSES TO ADD MORE STOCK PRICE INFORMATION TO MARKET DATA FEEDS.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 6- BlackRock Inc cited the value and costs of shareholder proposals in a letter to regulators weighing reforms to the proxy process, taking a middle ground in a hotly contested rulemaking process. BlackRock's comment letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, provided by a spokesman on Thursday, did not specifically address...

  • Ralph Nader

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader joins CNBC's "Squawk Alley" team to discuss what happened to Tesla's stock price and why he thinks the company should be investigated by the SEC.

  • Ron Baron, founder of Baron Capital

    Tesla stock closed up nearly 20% on Monday at a record high $780.00 a share. Shares of the automaker have climbed nearly 220% in the past six months.

  • Jan 31- Boeing Co on Friday disclosed it was being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over the 737 MAX accidents. The 737 MAX crashes in Indonesia in October 2018 and Ethiopia in March last year killed 346 people, and reports have suggested an automated system erroneously pointed the planes' noses down repeatedly after take-off.

  • Jan 29- A lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball players, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. The SEC investigation on Nike was confirmed by Scott Wilson, a former lawyer who represented Nike, on the witness stand,...

  • Fire and Rescue personnel run to move their truck as a bushfire burns next to a major road and homes on the outskirts of the town of Bilpin on December 19, 2019 in Sydney, Australia.

    Many investors are choosing to funnel their money into investments that address climate change and climate risk, a move that asset managers are rushing to meet the demand.

  • John O'Rourke (right) former CEO of Riot Blockchain after a shareholders meeting in Oklahoma City on May 9, 2018.

    The SEC filed a letter saying that it had reached agreements to settle with three defendants in what the agency called a case of "lucrative market manipulation." Among those defendants is the former CEO of Riot Blockchain. The case is unrelated to Riot.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- Rob Jackson, a Democratic commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he will step down from the agency on Feb. 14 to continue teaching at New York University School of Law, where he is on faculty leave. While the White House nominates commissioners, they must be confirmed by the Senate, a process that can take...

  • BlackRock

    BlackRock is shaking up the business world with its decision to make sustainability the focus of its investment strategy. In his annual letter to CEOs, Larry Fink announced a number of new initiatives BlackRock is implementing to address climate change. Hal Lambert, founder and CEO of Point Bridge Capital, and Ken Taubes, chief investment officer of Amundi Pioneer, join "Squawk Box" to discuss.

  • Privately held mattress maker Casper Sleep on Friday filed for an initial public offering. It says it plans to list its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "CSPR." Casper said in its SEC filing that it incurred net losses in 2018 of $92.1 million and in 2017 of $73.4 million. CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reports.

  • Financial advisor meeting with senior couple in kitchen

    A new rule from the SEC will hold broker-dealers to a best interest standard. But critics say it doesn't go far enough to create an industry-wide fiduciary standard. Now Massachusetts is coming up with its own rule, and other states could follow.

  • The SEC is investigating BMW to see if it is engaged in 'sales punching', a practice of having dealers marking vehicles as sold when it's still in the lot.

  • "We can confirm that we've been contacted by the SEC and are cooperating fully with the investigation," a BMW spokesman said, but declined to comment further. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported, citing a source, that the SEC was probing BMW's sales practices. The SEC declined to comment.

  • Harvey Pitt, CEO of Kalorama Partners and former chairman of the SEC

    The Wall Street Journal reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Slack and other Unicorns on the New York Stock Exchange. The probe will focus on how trading was handled on day one as well as other issues. Harvey Pitt, CEO of Kalorama Partners and former SEC Chairman, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss.

  • Dec 20- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is probing the listings of Slack Technologies Inc and other unicorns on the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The SEC had also asked for information from Citadel on how it opened Slack's first day of trading, the report said.

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    Dow Jones is reporting that the SEC has sent letters to Citadel Securities on how it opened Slack's stock for trading at the NYSE. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- The White House is expected to nominate a Democratic attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Caroline Crenshaw, to fill a seat being vacated next year by Democratic Commissioner Robert Jackson, according to three people with direct knowledge of the matter.