U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brand

A company's success ultimately is only as great as its customer's trust.<p>It is a scary time to do business. Phishing, hacking, identity theft, ransomware, payment fraud: the list of ways that cyber criminals are attacking individuals, companies and governments seems endless. The U.S. Securities and …

Cybersecurity

Insiders Do More Than Trade in India

The country's financial markets aren't set up to protect ordinary investors.<p>In India, you don’t really exist till you’re on the right WhatsApp groups. It’s on those private chat rooms that political campaigns are sharpest; where India’s sprawling extended families quarrel and make decisions; and, …

India

A Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p><b>In the cryptocurrency world, 2017 has arguably been the year of the initial coin offering (ICO). Year-to-date, blockchain</b> …

Bitcoin

BlackRock plans new active sector ETFs curated by robots

NEW YORK: BlackRock Inc is turning to the robots for its next big investment idea.<p>The world's largest asset manager, which oversees nearly US$6 …

Amazon.com Inc

Swiss Platform Launches ICO Engine to Host Start-ups

Switzerland headquartered Eidoo has today officially launched a initial coin offering (ICO) engine that allows companies and startups to host ICOs …

Banking

U.S. judge rejects plea deal with Novelion's Aegerion

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a plea deal that was part of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc's recent agreement to pay $40.1 million to resolve U.S. probes into its marketing of a cholesterol drug, saying it was "not in the public interest."<p>U.S. District Judge William Young in …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

A hot tip about Facebook

Facebook’s biggest messaging market is infected with some curiously real news instead of the fake variety. Indian traders have been using the …

Xi Jinping

Massive Infrastructure Projects Are Failing at Unprecedented Rates

Big fossil-fuel, mining, hydroelectric, and other "mega projects" are struggling thanks to competition from newer, cleaner technologies and a firestorm of market and civil forces.<p>Though few recognized it at the time, 2011 may mark a turning point for the era of building mega energy and mining …

Environment

BlackRock Is Launching New Active ETFs That Are Built by Bots

BlackRock Inc.’s exchange-traded fund business is getting a machine-made makeover.<p>After building a $1.3 trillion ETF empire on the back of passive …

Business

Hundreds of millions of investment fraud fines going unpaid | The Province

Since 2007, the B.C. Securities Commission has issued $510 million in fines against people whose fraudulent schemes have cost investors millions. But …

Canadian News

Just the Beginning? What the Tezos Lawsuits Mean for ICO Litigation

While startups launching initial coin offerings (ICOs) may be all too aware they're working in a legal gray area, that might not be enough to stop …

Bitcoin

SAP Named a Leader in Enterprise Data Virtualization by Independent Research Firm

<b>WALLDORF</b> — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it has been named a leader in “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q4 2017.” SAP …

SAP SE

Wall Street Has New MiFID Migraine, This Time in Futures Market

For Wall Street banks, the ripple effects keep spreading from sweeping new European rules that govern how brokerage clients pay for investment …

Business

The Bitcoin Exchange That CME Plans to Use for Futures Is Down

This is exactly what the bitcoin futures naysayers have been warning about: One of the exchanges which CME Group Inc. would use to price the …

Business

Second lawsuit filed against Tezos blockchain project

Tezos, a blockchain-based project, has been hit with a second class-action lawsuit in less than three weeks alleging its initial coin offering (ICO) …

Business

SEC Issues Warning on Social Media Influencer Disclosures - PACEDm.com - Performance Marketing Insider

Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a statement on the potentially unlawful promotion of initial coin offerings …

With triple the number of jets, Frontier Airlines wants to more than triple its customers in a decade

On the verge of going out of business less than a decade ago, Denver’s Frontier Airlines is now charting a course to triple in size within the next …

Airlines

Obsidian Energy settles with SEC over fraud charges

Obsidian Energy Ltd. says it has reached a $8.5-million (U.S.) settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over fraud-related charges filed earlier this year.<p>The SEC had alleged the company and three executives participated in a "multi-year accounting fraud" where hundreds of …

Corruption

FISION Deploys Digital Asset Management for World’s Largest Business Network

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FISION Corporation (OTCQB: FSSN) has signed a Master Services Agreement with a Fortune global 500 company, one of the …

TSX and Wall St. in the red, loonie lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued trading lower Wednesday amid slumping commodities prices, while U.S. markets also receded further into …

Markets

These 4 Directors Are Expected to Stay on General Electric's Shrinking Board

General Electric Co. (GE) shareholders should expect to see John Brennan, Ed Garden and Rochelle Lazarus on the 2018 slate of director candidates …

Investing

Cryptocurrency CFD Trading: Consumers Warned Over High 'Investing Risks'

British financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued a warning to consumers over what it has described as the “extremely high-risk” of buying Contracts for Differences (CFDs), speculative products that include financial spread bets, with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as …

Bitcoin

Snap's biggest investors raise stakes in third quarter | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments and technology-focused hedge fund Coatue Management LLC boosted their stakes in social media company Snap …

Markets

Turkey’s Burger King chain files for IPO in US

TFI TAB Food Investments (TFI TAB Gıda), the Turkish company that controls the largest international Burger King franchise, filed on Nov. 13 with the …

Turkey

European Regulators Warn That Trendy ICOs Are ‘Extremely Risky’

Financial regulators in Europe are busy catching up with the wild running of ICOs, a new type of public fundraising in the form of cryptocurrency or …

Bitcoin

BRIEF-Obsidian Energy announces $8.5 mln settlement with U.S. SEC

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Obsidian Energy Ltd OBE.TO :<p>* Obsidian Energy announces US$8.5 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange …

Buffett adds to Apple stake, bails further on IBM

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought more Apple shares before their latest jump to all-time highs.<p>Berkshire also cut its stake in IBM by 32 …

Stocks

U.S. exchanges seek delay of massive new regulatory audit system

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock exchanges have requested the Securities and Exchange Commission delay the rollout of a massive new database aimed at helping the regulator better police the markets so they can address cyber security concerns and conduct more testing.<p>The exchanges are seeking to …

Business

Singapore Regulator Would Consider Trialing Certain ICOs

Singapore’s financial regulator would consider trialling some initial coin offerings in a regulatory sandbox, if such fundraising efforts are by …

Business

Hedge funds bet on reinsurance recovery

LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds bought reinsurance stocks in the third quarter after prices tumbled on widespread losses after multiple hurricanes in …

Finance