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Crude Traders Raise Bets on Price Rise, CFTC Data Show

Hedge-fund managers and other large speculators increased their net-long position in crude-oil futures in the week ended Aug. 26, according to Commodity Futures Trading Commission data.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

HeraldNet

Corporate tax rate is already low

Reading companies' annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

United States : Westmoreland Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer ...

United States : Westmoreland Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer for $425 Million of its 10.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 aggregate principal amount of its 10.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 that were issued in a private placement on for an equal principal amount of its 10.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 that have been registered under ... (more)

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Barron's

It's Wolves Versus Lambs, and the Winner Is....

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted two related rules aimed at preventing a repeat of the 2008 financial-market collapse, four years after being instructed to do so by Congress within the 849 pages of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

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The Boulder County Business Report

Fort Collins firm partnering on hotel in Cheyenne

An entity called Willco IX Development LLLP, of which Fort Collins-based Spirit is a partner, is raising $8 million, according a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Washington Times

Legal center's amici brief challenges N.Y., Tenn. state Republicans in SEC pay-to-play lawsuit

A campaign-finance watchdog group filed a brief in federal court Friday to beat back an attempt by New York and Tennessee Republicans to stymie pay-to-play restrictions.

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JD Supra

Muzzling Whistleblowers: When Confidentiality Agreements Go Too Far

Confidentiality agreements can be useful to a company. For example, they can ensure that employees are aware of their company's valuable trade secrets and can establish requirements to safeguard those assets.

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News Max

John Berlau: Bank of America Deal Punishes Investors

"Bank of America failed to make accurate and complete disclosure to investors and its illegal conduct kept investors in the dark," declared a government official in a Department of Justice press release announcing last week's record settlement in which Bank of America agreed to fork over $16.65 billion to settle charges it and companies it had ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

West Australian

Exclusive - US options exchanges craft rules to fend off turmoil

Under the proposed rules, unintended trades placed by professional traders will usually have their prices adjusted to levels as close to their fair market value as possible, while wrong trades by retail customers will be mainly be undone, five sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Parametric Sound Corp major shareholder Unloads $1,272,456 in Stock

Parametric Sound Corp major shareholder Carmine J. Bonanno sold 185,760 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 28th.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

IGI Laboratories major shareholder Sells $18,600,000 in Stock

IGI Laboratories major shareholder Sciences Opportunities Fu Life sold 3,000,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.

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SFGate

Should companies have to pay taxes?

Reading companies' annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia.

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American Banker

Activist Stilwell Refuses Court Appearance Tied to SEC Probe

A judge had ordered Joseph Stilwell to appear in court and respond to a subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission tied to a securities fraud investigation.

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Business Journal

Houston Medical center operator eyes U.S. stock exchange

Houston-based Northstar Healthcare Inc. aims to list itself on a United States stock exchange in addition to its current listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Wall Street and Tech

Hedge Funds Raise the Urgency Level on Cyber Security

Hedge funds are bracing for SEC exams on cyber security preparedness in 2014, but do they need a chief information security officer? Hedge funds are paying more attention to cyber security as a result of recent guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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CFO

SEC Spells Out How Rating Agencies Must Reveal Conflicts of Interest

New rule requires rating agencies to promptly gauge whether a company's current rating must be revised to eliminate a conflict of interest.

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JD Supra

Sec Adopts Regulation Ab II

This morning the Securities and Exchange Commission in an open meeting voted to adopt long-awaited final rules implementing a series of changes to the registration and offering process for asset-backed securities and expanded disclosure and reporting under the SEC's Regulation AB.

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BroadwayWorld.com

DreamWorks Animation Stockholders Encouraged to Contact Securities Law Firm about Investigation

Securities lawyers at Dunnam & Dunnam announce an investigation of the board of Dreamworks Animation .

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Freshnews

CHGT Initiates Development of Retail 3D Printing Portal

As 6th Dimension Technologies, a subsidiary of Changing Technologies, Inc. , continues to explore new opportunities to expand its footprint in the booming 3D printing space, the Company is investigating a partnership with an interactive software company to carry out the development of the Company's online portal project.

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Business News

SEC's plan to brake the 'Flash Boys' draws critics

A test program to change the way small-company stocks are traded could slow high-frequency action, though some market participants worry that the initial steps are too tepid.

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