U.S. regulators


Is Bitcoin’s price fall of nearly 9 percent a healthy pullback?

Bitcoin fell Wednesday after indications of greater scrutiny from U.S. regulators. At one point in the day, the digital currency declined by nearly $500, or about 8.7 percent to ... Read More

Volkswagen faces shareholder claims over emissions scandal

Dozens of large shareholders in Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) plan to sue the carmaker in a German court, seeking compensation for the plunge in its shares due to its emissions test ... Read More

Exchange operator BATS files to go public

BATS Global Markets Inc filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Wednesday, in what would be the exchange operator’s second attempt at going public. The company ... Read More
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U.S. regulators step up warnings to banks for poor risk-spotting

U.S. regulators are sending some of the biggest global banks verbal warnings as they crack down on the firms’ poor grasp of their own weaknesses, and push for rapid ... Read More

CFTC Says Flexibility essential to Oversee Cross-Border Swaps

U.S. regulators need flexibility in overseeing cross-border swaps, a lawyer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission told a federal judge as he defended the agency’s reliance on guidance rather ... Read More
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U.S Regulators may change rules for upstart trading

U.S regulators may relax rules that require the fastest possible execution of securities trades, potentially helping upstart trading venue IEX Group’s plans to become a full-fledged stock exchange. IEX, ... Read More
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U.S. SEC poised to adopt reforms for money market funds

U.S. regulators are expected to adopt rules on Wednesday that force “prime” money market funds used by large institutions to float their share price. Proponents have suggested that moving ... Read More
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Ex-Jefferies Trader Deserves 9-Year Sentence, U.S. Says

Ex-Jefferies & Co. Managing Director Jesse Litvak, who was convicted earlier this year of fraud in the trading of mortgage-backed securities, should be sentenced to nine years in prison, ... Read More

European Stocks rise as Fed Signals Support Amid Recovery

European stocks rose after the Federal Reserve repeated its pledge to leave interest rates near their record low and said the world’s largest economy should experience sustained growth. U.S. ... Read More

Google Sued Over Claims for manipulating the market

Google Inc. (GOOG) was sued for allegedly abusing its market power by forcing handheld device makers that use its Android operating system to also provide the search engine company’s ... Read More
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