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  • Alan Greenberg dies at 86; former CEO oversaw Bear Stearns' rise

    Alan C. "Ace" Greenberg, who as chief executive officer of Bear Stearns transformed a small bond shop into the fifth-largest U.S. securities firm before it collapsed in 2008 in one of the key events of the global credit crisis, has died. He was 86.
  • SEC reviewing attempted takeover of Botox maker Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way that a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management,...

    Man ordered to federal prison for insider trading in Disney-Marvel deal

    A San Francisco man was sentenced Thursday to three months in federal prison for profiting from insider trading when the Walt Disney Co. purchased Marvel Entertainment in a $4-billion deal. Toby Scammell, 29, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in...

    U.S. SEC's Piwowar calls for more price transparency for munibonds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retail investors in the $3.7 trillion municipal bond market need better pricing information before trades are executed, a top U.S. securities regulator said on Friday in a speech calling for reforms for the lightly regulated market....

    Wall Street arbitration reform proposal faces rocky path

    (Reuters) - A proposal to strengthen the arbitration process that aggrieved investors use against securities brokers is running into obstacles just as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission prepares to consider it. The plan, submitted in June by the...