U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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NYSE holds ‘successful’ dry run for Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange says its test run of Twitter’s initial public offering on Saturday was a success, as the exchange takes pains to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook’s debut. While the […]

10/26/2013

SEC considers allowing startups to “crowdfund”

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Startup companies would be able to sell stock over the Internet to small-time investors under rules put forth Wednesday by federal regulators. So-called “crowdfunding” has been popular for years now for […]

10/23/2013

The exterior view of JPMorgan Chase offices in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Govt, JPMorgan reach tentative deal

WASHINGTON (AP) – JPMorgan Chase & Co. has tentatively agreed to pay $13 billion to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a person […]

10/20/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at an NBA game in Dallas on March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes, File)

Jury says Cuban did not commit insider trading

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban won a years-long fight with the federal government Wednesday when jurors said that the billionaire basketball owner did not commit insider-trading when he sold his shares in an Internet company […]

10/16/2013

The exterior view of JPMorgan Chase offices in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

JPMorgan pays $100M, admits fault in London trades

WASHINGTON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a $100 million penalty and admitted that its traders acted “recklessly” during a series of London trades that ultimately cost the bank $6 billion. […]

10/16/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban walks into the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse for closing arguments with his lawyers. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

Jury deliberations begin in Mark Cuban trial

DALLAS (AP) — Jurors in the federal government’s insider-trading lawsuit against billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban picked as their leader a woman who said she served on a jury that acquitted a defendant accused […]

10/16/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Focus on video testimony as Cuban case winds down

DALLAS (AP) — The government’s insider-trading case against billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is heading toward the final buzzer. After six days of testimony, closing arguments are expected Tuesday afternoon in federal court […]

10/14/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Mark Cuban says he won’t be bullied by SEC

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban says he learned he was being sued for insider trading when he turned on CNBC one day “and I was the headline.” The billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner told jurors […]

10/07/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cuban, gov’t lawyer spar at insider-trading trial

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban says he’s a follow-the-rules investor who checked with his broker to make sure that his 2004 sale of stock in an Internet company was legal. Cuban testified Thursday that he […]

10/03/2013

A Twitter icon on the display of a smartphone. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache, file)

Twitter unseals IPO papers, hopes to raise $1B

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion. The company is also revealing for the first […]

10/03/2013

Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team owner and business man Mark Cuban at the federal courthouse in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Mark Cuban takes stand in insider-trading trial

DALLAS (AP) — Mark Cuban told jurors in federal court that he became angry in 2004 when he learned of a pending development that would reduce the value of his investment in an Internet search […]

10/03/2013

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at an NBA game in Dallas on March 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Mike Fuentes, File)

SEC lawyer says Mark Cuban’s drive to win led him to cheat

DALLAS (AP) — A government lawyer says the drive to win that helps Mark Cuban succeed in business led the billionaire basketball owner to cheat by using insider information to sell stock in an Internet […]

10/01/2013

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