| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday.
UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Cities in the Golden State are once again testing a controversial mortgage relief plan that could use local eminent domain powers to help residents stung by the last housing crisis.
El Monte is the latest city to weigh the plan — opposed by the...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 10:32 AM
When the Department of Water and Power tried to prevent City Hall from filling the utility’s payroll and burdening its retirement fund with about 1,400 uninvited workers, was it standing up against securities fraud? Or simply throwing a “...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:44 PM
NEW YORK -- A major Wall Street figure did something unusual in a settlement with the country's top securities regulator: admit he did something wrong.
Philip Falcone, a billionaire who runs the hedge fund Harbinger Capital Partners, must admit...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Warner on Friday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a "thorough investigation" of the Nasdaq Stock Market's three-hour trading outage.
Warner (D-Va.), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, said...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Everybody wants to see the perpetrators of the financial crisis punished, but you have to feel a little sorry for Standard & Poor's, the credit rating firm being sued by the federal government for its role in the disaster.
S&P clearly has its back to...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:32 PM
NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has made a rare declaration for Wall Street: The nation's biggest bank admitted it broke the law.
The financial giant acknowledged Thursday that it violated securities laws and agreed to pay fines of $920 million as...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers unexpectedly voted Wednesday not to alter one of the central bank’s key economic stimulus programs.
The move defied market expectations that the Fed would begin tapering its monthly purchases of $85...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:11 PM
A former senior partner at accounting firm KPMG's Los Angeles office has agreed to plead guilty to a securities fraud charge of passing inside information about the firm's clients to a friend, who used it to make more than $1 million in stock trades....
| May 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
As if you didn't know this already, we're coddling criminals in America.
By that I don't mean the petty drug dealers, three-strikes necklace-snatchers and other mooks filling up our state prisons; many of them are doing hard time. I'm talking about...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The SEC wants to know more about Hollywood's ties to China. Rupert Murdoch takes the stand....