Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: SEC

Elizabeth Warren urges SEC to investigate Trump administration for insider trading

"I want the SEC & CFTC to investigate this textbook case of insider trading.”

SEC charges former Equifax manager with insider trading

Sudhakar Reddy Bonthu has been charged with insider trading after discovering last year’s massive data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 148 million people.

The latest sneaky attempt to increase corporate political power

Three riders deep inside the House appropriations bill would bar federal agencies from enforcing campaign finance laws.

Stock market regulators join Wells Fargo fraud investigation

Liberal and progressive lawmakers have been aggressive in encouraging federal law enforcement officials to determine the extent to which the bank’s top executives committed fraud.

Elizabeth Warren Calls for President to Replace SEC Chair

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote a letter to President Obama urging the replacement of Mary Jo White as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Doing What the Feds Won’t on Corporate Political Disclosure

A tiny Washington nonprofit is trying to do what Congress and the SEC won't.

SEC Charges 71 Cities And States With Fraud

Instead of facing trials, the parties agreed to settle the actions and to cease any future violations.

Facing Felony Charges, Rick Perry Joins Board of Energy Transfer Partners,...

Former Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry currently faces two Texas state-level felony charges for abuse of power, which he pleads not guilty. During this time, he has joined the board of directors at a natural gas and propane company and has showed interest in possibly running for president in 2016.

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”