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 »

Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach bets stocks March lows to be surpassed in April

FILE PHOTO: Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital LP, presents during the 2019 Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – Bond investor... Read more »

U.S. markets watchdog Clayton says SEC should not ban short-selling of shares

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday that it should not ban short-selling of shares, amid speculation on further measures the... Read more »

White House not considering three-month tariff deferral: Navarro

(Reuters) – The White House’s top trade advisor denied on Tuesday that the Trump administration was considering a three-month deferral of tariff payments on imported goods to ease the... Read more »

Trump administration debates 90-day tariffs deferral – Bloomberg News

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during the coronavirus response daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) – The... Read more »

U.S. SEC warns against illegal trading during coronavirus disruption

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator on Monday warned corporate executives against insider trading during disruption caused by the coronavirus, in an unusual statement that underscores the chaos... 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 »

Presidential hopeful Bloomberg proposes new taxes, protections to rein in Wall Street

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday outlined a sweeping financial services policy proposal to rein in Wall Street trading, boost consumer protections, increase... Read more »

Democratic presidential hopeful Bloomberg calls for tighter financial industry regulations

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg addresses a news conference after launching his presidential bid in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S., November 25, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo NEW YORK... Read more »

Sanders says presidential rival Bloomberg will not excite voters

LAS VEGAS – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Saturday Mike Bloomberg would not generate the “excitement and energy” needed to win the White House, focusing on... Read more »