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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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  • Albert R. Hunt: Anonymous donors flood midterm voters with dark money

    Albert R. Hunt: Anonymous donors flood midterm voters with dark money
    Crossroads GPS has assailed Democratic Sen. Mark Udall for shortchanging Colorado residents with his votes on health insurance; Patriot Majority USA has gone after the Republican Senate candidate in Arkansas, Tom Cotton, for being a supposed shill of...
  • Virginia Company Bank shareholders to vote on merger

    Virginia Company Bank shareholders to vote on merger
    After getting regulatory approvals, there is only one hurdle left in Newport News-based Virginia Company Bank's merger with Tappahannock-based Eastern Virginia Bank: the go-ahead from Virginia Company shareholders, according to Virginia Company Bank...
  • State Farm considering use of drones

    State Farm considering use of drones
    Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm, the nation's biggest home and auto insurer, said it's considering using drones. Last week, rival USAA sought permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to research the use of a drone that the insurer said...
  • Phoenix CEO Compensated $1.5 Million Last Year

    The chief executive of The Phoenix Cos. had a compensation package totaling $1.5 million in 2013, according to a proxy statement filed this week. Pay for the CEO, James D. Wehr, comprised $700,000 in salary, $203,000 in non-equity incentive pay, $68,...
  • Bring equity crowdfunding to Illinois

    Bring equity crowdfunding to Illinois
    Up in Wisconsin, they're doing something creative with craft beer besides brewing it. They're turning microbreweries — and other small businesses — into investment opportunities for individuals. It's an idea worth importing to Illinois, if...
  • The bumpy ride of People Express

    The bumpy ride of People Express
    The deal was: restore daily flights to Boston and New York, and Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport will pay $1.65 million of taxpayer funds to keep People Express in the air. But after two months and a first payment of $650,000 from...
  • Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?

    Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?
    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric Holder is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s majority....
  • Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans

    Plank surges past Bisciotti, into top half of Forbes list of richest Americans
    A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. Plank is worth $3 billion, according to the financial magazine, up from $1.7...
  • Morningstar cuts Pimco fund rating from gold to bronze after Gross exit

    Morningstar cuts Pimco fund rating from gold to bronze after Gross exit
    Saying the Pimco Total Return Fund has lost luster now that bond king Bill Gross is gone,  Morningstar Inc. downgraded its rating of the flagship offering from Pacific Investment Management Co. Morningstar, a giant Chicago investment researcher, had...
  • Laguna businessman indicted in insider-trading case that includes ex-Angels player DeCinces

    A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...
  • Who will replace Holder, and can Obama get a nominee confirmed?

    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric H. Holder Jr. is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s...