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Why a new rule allowing hedge funds to advertise could be the biggest change to US capital markets since the 1930s

Media outlets—ourselves included—have made fun of new rules that will allow private companies and hedge funds in the US to advertise that they’re raising money. Those rules, lifting a ban on “general solicitation,” are part of the JOBS Act passed last year, and go into effect today. But as funny as …

New York attorney general labels early data releases “insider trading 2.0”

In his harshest words to date on the subject, New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman said that early releases of private, market-moving data to premium subscribers amount to “insider trading 2.0.”<p>Schneiderman said “small, insidious groups” of “market manipulators” were unfairly paying for …

Government Shutdown Could Disrupt Twitter's IPO Timeline

The threat of a looming government shutdown has already sent stocks tumbling. Could it also trip up Twitter’s IPO? The social media company wants to list its shares within a few months, according to reports, but a government shutdown would include the SEC and might interfere with those …

Twitter To Make IPO Filing Public This Week: Report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twitter Inc plans to make its IPO filing public this week, news website Quartz reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the social media network's plan.<p>Twitter, which is expected to be valued at up to $15 billion, filed with U.S. regulators on September 12 to go …