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9:10 a.m. Today - By Frances Yue
Here’s what leaders at Coinbase, FTX, BlockFi and other crypto companies are saying about regulation“The CFTC has been much faster to weigh in and offer guidance and thoughts...I think there's been some criticism of the SEC, " said Sydney Schaub, chief legal officer at crypto exchange and stablecoin issuer Gemini.
8:06 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
A War Is Coming Over Cryptos and Money. Why You Should Care. Cryptos are challenging the dollar’s long dominance in world finance. We examine the threats and opportunities as currencies go digital.
6:59 a.m. Today - By Levi Sumagaysay
Investors want change, but founders like Mark Zuckerberg hold them offAs some of the nation's biggest and most influential companies face pressure to make changes amid the growing trend of socially responsible investing, their shareholders can only do so much.
6:46 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Berkeley Lights stock bounces back after biotech, analysts dispute short seller's 'misleading' reportShares of Berkeley Lights Inc. bounced sharply Friday, after the cell biology company responded to a short seller's report that had helped fuel a brutal selloff to record lows, and as analysts also came to the company's defense.
5:30 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
MicroStrategy buys more than 5,000 bitcoins in 3 weeks while it sells its own stockEnterprise software company MicroStrategy Inc. keeps swapping out its shares for more bitcoin.
5:29 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Litecoin hoax highlights crypto market vulnerable to scams: 'Walmart has no relationship with litecoin,' says big box retailerFake news appeared to be giving holders of virtual currencies very real agita on Monday, as a hoax news release sent litecoin briefly soaring before crumbling back down to Earth.
4:36 a.m. Today - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Crypto and the sniff testAlso, early signs of cooling for U.S. housing, an overlooked income play in the stock market and a big increase expected for Social Security checks.
3:00 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Modern Portfolio Theory Ignores Crucial Systemic Risk, Author Says The established theory around diversification and risk fails to take into account systemic risk and the overall health of the markets. How “beta activism” and environmental, social, and governance investing can help.
3:47 p.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Box, Rain Therapeutics See Activist Action Starboard Value disclosed purchases of Box stock ahead of the recent proxy battle with the cloud-computing firm. BVF Partners raised its investment in Rain Therapeutics.
2:34 p.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
9:38 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Week's Best: What Advisors Should Know About Proposed Tax Overhaul Here’s our weekly roundup of the most-read articles at Barron’s Advisor.
8:50 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Finra Extends Remote Brokerage Inspections as Covid Risk Remains Broker-dealers will have the option to conduct their on-site inspections remotely until June 2022.
5:25 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Held Its Annual Meeting Friday. The Stock Is Up. Alibaba has suffered, along with many of China’s tech firms, over concerns about increased oversight from China’s authorities.
4:43 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Critics fear SEC's Gensler is seeking 'unlimited powers' in crypto regulationSecurities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler ruffled feathers in the cryptocurrency community when he declined rule out regulating stablecoins as securities during a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, but stablecoin issuers will have larger regulatory headaches than the SEC if reformers get their way.
3:00 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
On Semiconductor Stock Has Rocketed. Director Gregory L. Waters Bought Up Shares. Director Gregory L.Waters bought a large block of On Semiconductor stock earlier this month. The chip maker’s shares are surging.
2:00 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
SPAC IPOs Are on the Rise. Here’s Why. Persistently low interest rates are apparently driving investors to special-purpose acquisition companies for an “attractive and low-risk return to redemption,” notes Goldman Sachs.
3:20 p.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
Reddit gleeful as MassMutual takes the heat for RoaringKitty's actionsKeith Gill's prominent key role in the January squeeze on GameStop stock has resulted in a $4 million fine for his former employer, and retail investors like what they see.
9:27 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
SEC Chair Gensler Defends Reddit Investors’ Right to 'Smash' Short Sellers "That’s not only free speech, but it’s part of what makes our capital markets robust, that people can disagree and disagree using the media of the day," Gensler said.
3:44 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
Robinhood Targets College Students With $100,000 Giveaway Robinhood Markets has embarked on a college campus tour in a bid to attract younger customers, after warning last month that its rapid growth was set to slow down.
2:48 p.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
SEC Whistleblower Program Payouts Top $1 Billion One payment was $110 million, a near record for the program. Chairman Gary Gensler also said the SEC plans to publish a report on meme stocks.
1:52 p.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Office giant Boston Properties raises $850 million with new 12-year green bond financingBoston Properties, one of the world's biggest office landlords, raises fresh debt on Wednesday through a 12-year green bond financing.
12:40 p.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
SEC Chief Defends Plan for ESG Disclosure Despite Republican Opposition Views differ on what information is financially material for an investment. The agency has to draw this line, deciding what companies must disclose, and what they don't have to.
9:25 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
'If they are going to regulate it they better do it quickly,' says SkyBridge Capital’s Scaramucci about cryptoSkyBridge Capital’s Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday implies that crypto is a fast-moving car and could leave regulators in the dust if they don't move to quickly provide rules of the road for the nascent digital-asset sector.
8:57 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
The SEC May Be Coming for Stablecoins Stablecoins and cryptocurrency lending platforms are in the crosshairs of SEC Chair Gary Gensler. Democrats in Congress are also circling, aiming to treat crypto trading more like stocks.
8:53 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
SEC Chair Gensler defends Reddit, GameStop investors' right to 'smash' short sellersWashington's top Wall Street cop is showing no appetite for cracking down on the behavior of millions of retail investors who use forums on Reddit and other social media platforms to coordinate investment strategies, sometimes at the expense of established Wall Street short sellers.
5:48 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
DWS whistleblower to fund managers: Dial down ESG ‘propaganda’ or risk lawsuitsThe former DWS employee who claims the German asset manager overstated its credentials on environmental, social and governance investing has warned others to “dial down the propaganda and rhetoric” or face potential mis-selling claims from investors.
2:51 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
There’s a Worrying Message for Corporate America in the Inflation Data Gavin Newsom wins California recall vote, casino stocks sink further on Macau gambling review, Apple launches new iPhones, and other news to start your day.
1:29 p.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Schwab Sued Over Robo's ‘Excessive’ Cash Allocation The firm put too much of clients' portfolios in cash, earning interest off the funds but forcing clients to miss out on market gains they would have otherwise enjoyed, a new lawsuit claims.
11:11 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Chicago RIA Agrees to $2.5M Settlement Over Undisclosed Fees The SEC settled a dispute with Rothschild Investment Corp. over fees collected through costly mutual fund share classes and cash-sweep accounts.
9:26 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Senators Grill SEC's Gensler About Crypto and Payment for Order Flow Hearing with SEC Chairman Gary Gensler highlights that the agency's decisions are playing out in a larger political arena.
9:08 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Coinbase initiated at junk levels by Moody's, citing 'uncertain regulatory environment and fierce competition' in cryptoMoody’s Investors Service initiate a debt-issuer rating of Coinbase Global Inc. at noninvestment grade, or junk, citing an “uncertain regulatory environment and fierce competition” as a key reason for not rating the crypto exchange an investment grade debt issuer.
8:49 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Buyback tax proposal could blunt a major driver of stock market returns, experts warnDemocrats in Congress are racing to find ways to raise money to pay for an ambitious agenda of social spending on programs, and one proposal that has gotten attention in recent days is a new 2% excise tax on corporate stock buybacks.
8:44 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Gensler defends SEC crypto policy before Senate against charges of lack of 'clarity'Securities and Exchange Chairman Gary Gensler defended the agency's approach to enforcing securities laws against companies that deal in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets during a hearing Tuesday before the Senate Banking Committee.
5:10 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
SEC to begin delisting noncompliant Chinese stocks in 2024Chinese companies that do not comply with laws requiring inspection of their auditing process by U.S. regulators will be forced off American stock exchanges starting in 2024, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed late Monday.
5:00 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
3 Companies Cut Their Outlooks. Why Their Stocks Can't Be Counted Out. PPG Industries, United Airlines, and Sherwin Williams all blamed Covid-19. But they also see a light at the end of the tunnel--and that's what matters.
4:38 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Lukas I. Alpert
Steve Bannon–linked media venture to pay $539 million settlement for fundraising violations Bannon and exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui formed GTV Media Group in 2020 and were accused by the SEC of running an illegal, unregistered stock and coin offering.
3:50 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Fitness company Life Time to go public againOperator of fitness centers in U.S. and Canada has expanded since going private in 2015.
1:38 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021 - Barrons.com
Cathie Wood Looks to Canada for Bitcoin ETFs. What She Really Wants Is One in the U.S. The star stock picker tweaked the prospectus of her ARK Next Generation Internet ETF so the $5.7 billion fund can hold cryptos through Canadian ETFs.
1:22 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Biden to nominate three Democratic regulators to serve on CFTCPresident Joe Biden announced his intention to nominate three financial regulation experts with academic and government backgrounds to fill the three Democratic seats on the five-member board charged with regulating U.S. derivatives markets.
6:03 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
These are the most important things to check on a stock's quote page before deciding whether to buy or sellThere's a lot more to glean from a MarketWatch stock quote page than just the price and the change from the previous session. In fact, price may be one of the least useful pieces of information.
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