Occupy The SEC Submits Letter To Financial Regulators On The Proposed Weakening Of Volcker Rule Regulations

By Staff, OccupyTheSEC.org -

The Volcker Rule was passed as part of the Dodd Frank Act of 2010 in order to help avert another financial crisis similar to the Great Recession of 2008. That crisis was caused in large part by [...]

The Latest Sneaky Attempt To Increase Corporate Political Power

By John Light, www.billmoyers.com -

By John Light for Moyers and Company - “If you want to do something evil, put it inside something boring,” John Oliver said in 2014 of the tireless efforts of telecomm monopolists to get rid of [...]

SEC Probe Called Possible ‘Moment Of Reckoning’ For Exxon’s Climate Crimes

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Citing "people familiar with the matter," the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that "[t]he SEC sought information and documents in August from Exxon as [...]

Two SEC Officials Saying ‘No’ To Bank Of America

By David Dayen, www.salon.com -

In August, the Justice Department announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over the fraudulent sale of mortgage-backed securities (in reality, the cost to the bank is [...]

Dominion Cove Point Is Risky Business

By Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

Dominion Resources convened its annual shareholder meeting on May 7 in Cleveland, Ohio amidst controversy surrounding its plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in southern [...]