Securities and Exchange Commission

10 Big Lots Execs Sold Shares Before Stock Tanked

Ten Big Lots excutives, including its CEO, sold $23 million in company shares a month before weak sales news sent company shares tumbling. More 

Federal Insider Trading Investigation Expands

The Wall Street Journal says that the SEC and federal prosecutors are looking at share trading by a number of CEOs. More 

SEC Chairman to Step Down After Tumultuous Term

Mary L. Schapiro will step down as SEC chairwoman on December 14, ending a tenure marked by political battles and fallout from the financial crisis. More 

Don’t Be a Victim of the Next

Ponzi schemes have swindled billions of hard-earned dollars from even the most intelligent investors. Here's how you can avoid becoming another mark. More 

Trading Glitch Sends Stocks Scrambling

A trading glitch by Knight Capital affected stocks on the NYSE this morning. Find out how many -- and which ones. More 

SEC Charges Hedge Fund Billionaire With Fraud

Yesterday, the SEC sued Philip Falcone and his hedge fund, Harbinger Capital Partners, alleging that the securities fraud and improper conduct toward investors. More 

A State Street-Goldman Sachs Deal?

Hedge fund administration is a low-margin pain for Goldman, but State Street would benefit from added size, so a sale would be a win-win. More