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SEC Freezes Assets of Thailand Trader for Insider Trading Ahead of Smithfield Foods Acquisition Announcement SEC Freezes Assets of Thailand Trader for Insider Trading Ahead of Smithfield Foods Acquisition Announcement
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an emergency court order to freeze the securities and assets of a trader in Bangkok, Thailand, who made in excess of $3 million by trading in advance of last week’s announcement that Smithfield Foods agreed to a multi-billion dollar purchase by the Chinese holding company,  Shuanghui International Holdings.
SEC Proposes Money Market Fund Reforms SEC Proposes Money Market Fund Reforms
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously agreed to propose new regulations that would alter the way that money market funds operate in order to make them less volatile and susceptible to fluctuations that would ultimately harm investors.
SEC Warns Investors Regarding Binary Options and Charges Cyprus Company SEC Warns Investors Regarding Binary Options and Charges Cyprus Company
The Securities and Exchange Commission cautioned investors about the dangers of participating in binary options and has charged a Cyprus-based business with selling them illegally to investors in the United States.
Chrysler Refuses to Initiate Jeep Recall Chrysler Refuses to Initiate Jeep Recall
  In a rare refusal of the United States government, the Chrysler Group is rebuffing a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration request to recall 2.
Experiment Time: The New Massachusetts Health Care Situation	Experiment Time: The New Massachusetts Health Care Situation
  The fervent debate has lost most of its steam as the United States Supreme Court has rejected the premiere legal challenge and November’s presidential election snuffer out the opposition’s hopes for a late reversal.
SEC Comes Down on 61 Companies for Committing Fraud in the Over-the-Counter Market SEC Comes Down on 61 Companies for Committing Fraud in the Over-the-Counter Market
The SEC today announced the second-largest trading suspension in U.
SEC Charges Prominent Company for Accounting Mishaps SEC Charges Prominent Company for Accounting Mishaps
The SEC today charged a Washington-based commercial truck manufacturer for a number of accounting deficiencies that clouded the company’s financial reporting to investors during the financial crisis.
On the Brink: Federal Disability Trust Fund Disappearing Quickly On the Brink: Federal Disability Trust Fund Disappearing Quickly
  Roughly 11 million Americans depend on federal disability payments; however, the system is on the verge of running out of money.
Rising Rapidly: Mortgage Rates are Highest in a Year	Rising Rapidly: Mortgage Rates are Highest in a Year
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SEC Charges French Oil Company for Making Illegal Payments to Iranian Official
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SEC Charges NASDAQ for Botching the Facebook IPO SEC Charges NASDAQ for Botching the Facebook IPO
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Livestrong No More: Nike to Stop Making Livestrong Products	Livestrong No More: Nike to Stop Making Livestrong Products
  Nike announced that it will cease making and selling products for the Livestrong Foundation at the end of this year.
What Recession? Dow Closes at Record High What Recession? Dow Closes at Record High
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SEC Charges Institutional Shareholder Services with Breaching Clients’ Voting Rights SEC Charges Institutional Shareholder Services with Breaching Clients’ Voting Rights
  The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a Rockville, Maryland-based proxy adviser Shareholder Service for failing to protect the confidential proxy voting information of clients participating in several proxy contests.
SEC Charges Dallas-Based Trader with Front Running
  The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges and an immediate asset freeze against a trader at a Dallas-area investment advisory firm who illegally profited by placing personal trades before executing large order trades for clients that had a strong opportunity to increase the stock’s price.
Not as bad as we thought: Obamacare Premiums in California Lower than Expected	Not as bad as we thought: Obamacare Premiums in California Lower than Expected
     Health insurance providers in the state of California will charge an average of $304 a month for the silver-level coverage (the least expensive plan) in state-based exchanges starting next year.
Another One Bites the Dust: IRS Official Lois Lerner Placed on Administrative Leave	Another One Bites the Dust: IRS Official Lois Lerner Placed on Administrative Leave
    The official of the Internal Revenue Service responsible for overseeing the unit that targeted conservative groups for a number of years starting in the spring of 2010 has been placed on administrative leave, according to a statement released by both the Republican and Democratic parties.
Ben Bernake Warns against Raising Interest Rates too soon Ben Bernake Warns against Raising Interest Rates too soon
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned the American public of the risks associated with raising interest rates too soon.
Not So Sunny: SEC Charges City of South Miami with Fraud Not So Sunny: SEC Charges City of South Miami with Fraud
  The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged South Miami with defrauding bond investors regarding the tax-exempt financing eligibility of a mixed-use paring and retail structure being constructed in its downtown commercial area.
Apple Facing the Heat: Tech Giant Questioned over Tax Havens Apple Facing the Heat: Tech Giant Questioned over Tax Havens
    Apple executives defended the tech giant’s tax strategy on Capitol hill today, claiming that the corporation pays one of the highest effective tax rates of any major company in the United States.
SEC Charges  Father and Son Conducted Cherry-Picking Scheme at Investment Company	SEC Charges Father and Son Conducted Cherry-Picking Scheme at Investment Company
  The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a father and son and their Chicago-based investment advisory business with defrauding clients via a cherry-picking scheme that reaped them approximately $2 million in illegal profits, which they used to purchase vehicles, vacations, and luxury homes.
Fired IRS Official Denies Intentional Targeting and Lying to Congress Fired IRS Official Denies Intentional Targeting and Lying to Congress
  Ousted IRS Official Denies Intentional Targeting and Lying to Congress   A significant increase in workload, as oppose to deliberate targeting, led to foolish mistakes and acts of political discrimination in the IRS as cited by an inspector general’s report, the agency’s outgoing commissioner claimed today.
SEC Charges China-Based Execs in Scheme to Divert Money for Personal Use and Overstate Revenues SEC Charges China-Based Execs in Scheme to Divert Money for Personal Use and Overstate Revenues
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission charged husband-and-wife executives at a China-based business with engaging in a fraudulent activity to overstate the company’s revenues and divert funds from a securities offering for their personal use.
Cost Cutters: Deficits in the United States Falling Faster than Expected	Cost Cutters: Deficits in the United States Falling Faster than Expected
  Headed by Douglas Elmendorf, the United States Congressional Budget Office, projects this year’s deficit will be $200 billion less than it projected just a few months ago.
Stuck in the Mud: Europe Facing Longest Recession in History	Stuck in the Mud: Europe Facing Longest Recession in History
   A long winter held back construction activity in Germany, which contributed to a sharper than expected drop in first quarter output across the Eurozone.
Young Men: The Exposed Age Group under Obamacare 	Young Men: The Exposed Age Group under Obamacare
    The Obama administration claims that the Affordable Care Act will provide cheaper health insurance for millions of Americans.
Nearly 100,000 Borrowers Shortchanged in Mortgage Settlement	Nearly 100,000 Borrowers Shortchanged in Mortgage Settlement
    Checks that were supposed to compensate mortgage borrowers who fell victim to illicit foreclosure practices have finally started arriving in mailboxes; however, many of these checks are well short of the amount owed.
SEC Charges Pennsylvania City for Making Fraudulent Public Statements SEC Charges Pennsylvania City for Making Fraudulent Public Statements
    The United States Securities and Exchange Commission charged the city of Harrisburg with securities fraud for misleading public when it issued statements regarding its financial situation.
SEC Issues Alert on Settlement Income or Pension Streams SEC Issues Alert on Settlement Income or Pension Streams
  The United States Securities and Exchange Commission, along with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority issued an investor alert for Pension or Settlement Income Stream Investments.
Does Obamacare Help the Female Population? Does Obamacare Help the Female Population?
  With Mother’s Day behind us, President Obama spoke to a group of women—including a number of moms—about the ways the new Affordable Care Act is already providing aid to millions of Americans like them.

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