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  • Elizabeth Warren declares war on Mary Jo White's SEC--and it's about time

    Elizabeth Warren declares war on Mary Jo White's SEC--and it's about time
    The longest-running scandal in our financial markets is the indulgence shown banks and other wrongdoers by federal law-enforcement and regulatory agencies, which love to settle criminal cases with little more nebulous admissions of wrongdoing, if that, and modest financial settlements. (Yes, even a multibillion-dollar penalty can be modest for a huge Wall Street firm.)
  • Ruxton resident appointed SEC's top cop

    Ruxton resident appointed SEC's top cop
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed Marc Wyatt, a 46-year-old Ruxton resident, to head the agency's compliance office. Wyatt will serve as acting director of the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, the agency...

    SEC is seeking more clarity on executive pay

    SEC is seeking more clarity on executive pay
    Even as stock prices tumbled and the country was plunged into a deep recession in 2008, seven of California's 10 highest-paid chief executives got sizable raises, lifting the average pay package to $32 million. That same year, Wall Street bankers gave...

    U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards

     U.S. agency wants brokers held to higher standards
    In September 2008, as the financial crisis emerged, a retirement account of Al and Karin Betz slumped in value to $130,000 from about $160,000. "I got a cold call saying, 'Would you have some money to invest?'" Al Betz, 66, recalled. "I said, 'If you...

    Should brokers be held to higher standards like lawyers or other financial professionals?

    Should brokers be held to higher standards like lawyers or other financial professionals?
    Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of...