The SEC Is Broken
The Securities and Exchange Commission has three primary mandates: to protect investors; to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets; and to facilitate capital formation.
‘Timing Discrepancy’ Gives SEC Filing Subscribers Unfair Advantage: Senators
Two senators called on the SEC to act after a study found paying subscribers can get corporate filings about 40 seconds before the public.
Less Affluent Americans Boost Charity; Wealthy Donors Tighten Belts
Despite earning less, middle- and lower-income Americans have increased the share of their income thay give to charity since the recession.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Data from S&P shows the health of public retirement funds.
10 Happiest States in America
Can money buy happiness? Only up to a point; there are many more factors at play. WalletHub ranked the states on 26 key happiness metrics.
CFPB Should Boost Consumer Data Protections: GAO
Republican lawmakers say that the CFPB is overstepping its boundaries with "unwarranted" and "unwelcome" intrusion into personal consumer information.
20 Best & Worst Tax States
Conservatives and liberals generally agree on what a “fair” state and local tax system looks like, but no state actually has such a system.
9 Worst States for 401(k) Plans
While any company can design a better plan no matter the state it's in, the trends are nonetheless telling.
10 Best & Worst States for Retirement
Taxes, sunshine and health care are among Bankrate's critera for picking a good place to retire.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.