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SEC to consider stricter shareholder-proposal rules

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday that the regulator will consider stricter rules for submitting shareholder proposals at annual meetings, including the ownership and resubmission threshold.

Senate confirms Trump's consumer watchdog pick

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted 50-49 on Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. consumer watchdog despite opposition from Democrats and consumer groups who say she is unqualified.

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate confirms Trump's consumer watchdog pick

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 The U.S. Senate voted 50-49 on Thursday to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. consumer watchdog despite opposition from Democrats and consumer groups who say she is unqualified.

U.S. securities regulator should demand more voting disclosure from fund managers: official

06 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. securities regulator should consider imposing stricter disclosure requirements on institutional fund managers relating to how they vote in corporate elections, a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators propose raising threshold on residential real estate appraisals

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 Residential real estate transactions under $400,000 would no longer require an appraisal under a proposal announced on Tuesday by U.S. banking regulators.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and 'DJ Khaled' charged by SEC over token offerings

29 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and a music producer known as "DJ Khaled" failed to disclose payments they received for promoting investments in initial coin offerings, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday.

Senate votes to advance consumer watchdog nominee

29 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. senators voted 50 to 49 on Thursday to advance the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. consumer financial watchdog, despite opposition from Democrats and consumers who say she is not qualified for the role.

U.S. SEC chairman says Tesla case is 'settled' despite CEO's tweet

27 Nov 2018

(The Nov. 26 story corrects paragraphs 4 and 5 to show the SEC filed charges against Musk and Tesla, and that Musk and Tesla settled those charges without admitting or denying the SEC's allegations)

U.S. banking sector reports $62 billion profit in third quarter: FDIC

20 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. banking sector reported $62 billion in profits in the third quarter, up 29.3 percent from the same period a year ago, according to quarterly data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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