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Getting Putin’s attention

The United States imposes sweeping new sanctions against Russia. And, how former Trump allies are faring in the private job market.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Gary Gensler, outspoken Wall Street critic, confirmed to lead the SEC

Gensler is taking the helm of the agency as the Biden administration seeks stricter oversight and enforcement of financial interests following years of Trump-era deregulation.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Corporate America isn’t welcoming former Trump Cabinet officials with open arms, headhunters say

Major companies aren't offering former Trump Cabinet officials lucrative positions serving on their boards, as the toxicity of the former president's brand chokes off traditional money-making opportunities for senior alums of his administration.
  • Apr 7, 2021

Chamber of Commerce endorses Gary Gensler to serve as SEC chair

The business lobby’s support for the industry scourge comes as a surprise.
  • Mar 8, 2021

The business winners in Biden’s relief package: Restaurants, concert venues and airplane manufacturers

The $1.9 trillion package includes billions in relief for hard-hit industries, though many corporate interests asking for aid got snubbed.
  • Mar 7, 2021

President Biden’s SEC pick signals companies could face wave of new disclosure rules

During a Tuesday nomination hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Gensler also said that if confirmed, he will probe issues raised by the GameStop trading frenzy and its fallout.
  • Mar 2, 2021

Biden picks for SEC, CFPB to face senators in joint confirmation hearing

SEC nominee Gary Gensler and CFPB nominee Rohit Chopra, both tough industry critics, will appear before the Senate Banking Committee for a joint confirmation hearing.
  • Mar 2, 2021

Robinhood in talks with regulators over March 2020 outages and options trading

Robinhood, the investing app at the center of the GameStop stock trading frenzy, reported it is negotiating over penalties it said could cost it at least $26.6 million.
  • Feb 26, 2021

Activist shareholders pressing companies to disclose more of their political activity after Capitol attack

Companies that suspended political giving after the Capitol attack face investor pressure to go further.
  • Feb 23, 2021

Congress presses Robinhood CEO on company’s role in GameStop stock frenzy

The virtual hearing was titled “Game Stopped? Who Wins and Loses When Short Sellers, Social Media, and Retail Investors Collide.”
  • Feb 18, 2021