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Velázquez Bill Would Protect Puerto Rican Investors Published: September 25, 2015 9:56 AM

Washington, DC – As Puerto Rico’s debt crisis continues unfolding, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) is introducing legislation to close a longstanding loophole that has caused...

FINRA Sanctions Monex Securities Inc. $1.3 Million for Failing to Register and Supervise Foreign Personnel Published: December 30, 2014 10:26 AM

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has ordered Monex Securities Inc. to pay $1,100,000 in disgorgement of commissions, plus interest,...

FINRA Fines Pershing LLC $3 Million for Customer Protection Rule Violations and Supervisory Failures Published: December 29, 2014 11:02 AM

(WASHINGTON, DC) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that it has censured and fined Pershing LLC $3 million for violating the Customer Protection Rule and for...

FINRA Warns Investors of E-Cigarette Stock Scams Published: December 23, 2014 12:05 PM

(WASHINGTON, DC) The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued a new Investor Alert called E-Cigarette Stock Scams: New Smoking Technology Could Light Up Pump-and-Dump Fraud warning...

SEC Charges Investment Manager F-Squared and Former CEO With Making False Performance Claims Published: December 22, 2014 11:20 AM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that investment management firm F-Squared Investments has agreed to pay $35 million and admit wrongdoing to settle charges that it defrauded...

SEC Announces Fraud Charges Against Buffalo-Based Firm and Co-Owners Accused of Misleading Investors in Hedge Fund Published: December 10, 2014 1:39 PM

(Washington DC) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a Buffalo, N.Y.-based investment advisory firm and two co-owners accused of making false and...

New York Fed Creates New Group and Names Alberto G. Musalem Head Published: December 3, 2014 9:10 AM

(NEW YORK) The Federal Reserve Bank of New York announced today the formation of the Integrated Policy Analysis Group (IPA), and named Alberto G. Musalem, executive vice...

Adult cigarette smoking rate overall hits all-time low Published: November 26, 2014 1:15 PM

The cigarette smoking rate among adults in the U.S. dropped from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 17.8 percent in 2013, according to new data published by the Centers...

FDA warns against using laparoscopic power morcellators to treat uterine fibroids Published: November 24, 2014 10:32 AM

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking immediate steps to help reduce the risk of spreading unsuspected cancer in women being treated for uterine...

Baxter Iinitiates Voluntary Recall Of One Lot Of Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection In The U.S. Due To Mislabeled Overpouch Published: November 21, 2014 12:15 PM

(DEERFIELD, Ill) - Baxter International Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL to the user level due to...

Wedbush Securities and Two Officials Agree to Settle SEC Case Published: November 21, 2014 12:08 PM

(Washington D.C) - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Los Angeles-based broker-dealer Wedbush Securities agreed to settle a pending SEC case for market access...

Statement to the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Published: November 20, 2014 1:14 PM

(WASHINGTON DC) Let me add my welcome to those of the other Commissioners.[1] It is a pleasure to be with you this morning as you...

SEC Statement at Open Meeting Regarding Regulation SCI Published: November 19, 2014 11:07 AM

(WASHINGTON DC) Thank you, Chair White....

New York Fed Survey Shows Stable Overall Inflation Expectations; Consumers Expect Lower Increase in Gasoline Prices Published: November 10, 2014 11:14 AM

NEW YORK—The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today released results from its October 2014 Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) which provides insight into Americans’ views on...

Edward Smith to Retire as Executive Vice President and General Auditor Published: October 27, 2014 11:02 AM

NEW YORK—Edward (Ted) C. Smith, executive vice president and general auditor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, today announced his...

Florida Governor Rick Scott Not Waiting on Federal Government to be Prepared for Ebola Published: October 17, 2014 12:05 PM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After meeting with officials today from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, as well the Department of Health, the Agency for Health Care Administration and...

Governor Rick Scott: CDC Must Contact Fort Lauderdale Frontier Passengers on Any Risks; Move Quickly Published: October 16, 2014 11:15 AM

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Governor Scott released the following statement today following the news that the second healthcare worker, Amber Joy Vinson, diagnosed with Ebola...

2nd Vote App Hits 100,000 Downloads Published: October 14, 2014 11:25 AM

Nashville, TN – 2nd Vote has hit a major landmark in an App’s success, passing one hundred thousand downloads! A feat achieved by the App’s continuing addition of issues and companies, like Common Core...

U.S. and U.K. Officials Meet to Discuss Key Components for the Resolution of a Global Systemically Important Bank Published: October 13, 2014 12:45 PM

The heads of the Treasuries and leading financial regulatory bodies in the United States and United Kingdom today participated in an exercise designed to further the understanding, communication, and cooperation between U.S....