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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.

SEC Chairman: ‘We shouldn’t be banning short selling’ even as coronavirus drives big market swings

"You need to be able to be on the short side of the market in order to facilitate ordinary market trading," said Jay Clayton, chairman of the SEC.
Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications takes part in a bell ringing ceremony at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York, New York, U.S., April 18, 2019.

The SEC stopped trading on an over-the-counter stock because people were confusing it with Zoom Video, which has soared amid the coronavirus lockdown

A similar switch-up happened when Zoom Video went public in 2019. Zoom Technologies rallied nearly 100% despite having no new information for traders.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The SEC is looking into Tesla’s finances

Tesla did not specify the kinds of data and financial arrangements the SEC has asked for information about.
Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader says Tesla’s run-up should raise red flags at the SEC

Add Ralph Nader to the list of Tesla skeptics. He thinks the Securities and Exchange Commission should be too.

The latest risk coronavirus poses to investors is ‘substantial’ fraud, SEC warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission gave investors a new reason to be on edge about the threat coronavirus poses to markets: fraud.

MetLife agrees to pay a $10 million fine to settle allegations it didn’t make pension payments — and even mistakenly declared some workers...

MetLife assumed that annuitants "had died or otherwise would never be found" if they didn't respond to mailed letters sent more than five years apart.

Bitcoin would need to soar 1,670% to make an ETF possible, strategist Tom Lee says

The Fundstrat cofounder and head of research made the comments said at conference in Singapore, according to Bloomberg.

Robinhood’s ‘infinite money’ glitch has reportedly drawn regulatory scrutiny — and the company could be fined

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority are the two agencies most likely to investigate the matter.

Blockchain startup Block.one settles with the SEC for $24 million over unregistered crypto offerings

The company neither admitted nor denied the agency's findings, and said it is "committed to ongoing collaboration with regulators and policy makers."

The $4 trillion ETF market scores a huge win, giving it the green light to grow faster than ever

The agency will no longer require simple exchange-traded funds to receive special approval before hitting markets, according to a Thursday statement.