Coronavirus fiscal fallout on U.S. muni issuers worries investors

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Investors in the U.S. municipal bond market are growing increasingly worried over the ability of states, cities and other debt issuers to weather the financial fallout... Read more »

U.S. financial industry asking SEC to delay broker disclosure rule, citing coronavirus: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The financial industry wants the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to hold off on parts of a new rule requiring brokers to disclose potential conflicts of... Read more »

Some U.S. direct payments will take months to reach Americans: congressional panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans should start receiving direct payments from the U.S. government in mid-April to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, but some may not see the... Read more »

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean K-Pop star on Wednesday pulled an April Fool’s prank announcing that he had contracted coronavirus, and later removed the Instagram post after triggering... Read more »

U.S. SEC out for justice over Steven Seagal’s cryptocurrency marketing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Steven Seagal, the star of action movies including “Above the Law” and “Out for Justice,” has agreed to pay $314,000 to resolve charges of “unlawfully touting”... Read more »

Factbox: Stone is one of dozens ensnared in Trump-Russia probe

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone, President Donald Trump’s longtime friend and adviser, to three years and four months in prison for his conviction on... Read more »

Judge calls Trump adviser Stone’s threats intolerable as lawyer asks for mercy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said on Thursday President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone engaged in intolerable intimidating conduct toward her but his lawyer asked that he... Read more »

Trump adviser Roger Stone faces judge who will sentence him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone on Thursday faced the judge who will sentence him on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian... Read more »

Explainer: Who is Roger Stone and why does he face prison?

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday is scheduled to sentence Roger Stone, a long-time adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, in a criminal case that has roiled the... Read more »

Long-time Trump adviser Stone to be sentenced by judge he antagonized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Since his January 2019 arrest, President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone has repeatedly tested the patience of the federal judge who presided over his trial.... Read more »