SEC Charges Two Stock Promoters With Conducting Market Manipulation Schemes May 28, 2015 03:19PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a pair of penny stock promoters in Canada with manipulating two microcap stocks to create the false appearance of market interest.

The SEC alleges that Mike Taxon and Itamar Cohen distributed promotional mailings of glossy “newsletters” with fake publication names like “Stock Trend Report” and “Global Investor Watch” in order to tout the stocks of purported gold and silver exploration company Raven Gold... (continue reading...)

Former Lehman Bros. CEO Dick Fuld Speaks for First Time Since Financial Crisis May 28, 2015 12:26PM

Former Lehman Bros. CEO Dick Fuld is speaking on CNBC for the first time since the financial crisis.

LIVE now on @CNBC: Former Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld speaks at conference in New York.

— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) May 28, 2015

Markets Pullback From Recent Highs May 26, 2015 03:10PM

Stock’s weakened Tuesday, with the S&P giving up 1.25% and the Nasdaq shedding 1.4%. The Dow declined about 1.2%. Weakness was tied to strong economic data this morning, including housing starts and durable goods orders. The strong data stoked ongoing concerns about Fed tightening, causing markets to slip from recent highs.

VIX, also known as the fear, index advanced 19%, while gold, crude and related equities weakened amid dollar strength.

Hillary Clinton's Benghazi E-mails to Be Released Friday - WSJ May 22, 2015 12:11PM

Hillary Clinton's Benghazi e-mails will be released by the State Department on Friday, according to the WSJ.

NY Dept. of Financial Services Superintendent Lawsky to Step Down May 20, 2015 04:41PM

Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, announced today that he will depart the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) in late-June after four years serving as the newly created agency's first superintendent. Superintendent Lawsky was unanimously confirmed to his position by the New York State Senate in May 2011.

A summary of NYDFS initiatives and enforcement actions is contained in its Annual Report, which can be viewed, here.

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