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Gary Gensler SEC Chairman?

Gary Gensler SEC Chairman: Predictions and Advice

Gary Gensler, a former financial regulator, and Goldman Sachs banker, now at MIT, is rumored Biden’s choice to head the SEC. As head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), he helped uncover interest-rate rigging on Libor, which underpins $300T in loans. Banks had to cough up $9B in fines. He pushed for transparency around derivative trading and […]

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Save SEC & CFTC Budgets: Write Congress Via ShareOwners.org

If you loved the Great Recession and Bernie Madoff, you’ll probably endorse proposed funding cuts to the SEC and CFTC. If you’d like to avoid another financial disaster and think investors should be protected, go to ShareOwners.org to send a message to your Congressional representatives to oppose the cuts. I did; its quick and easy. […]

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Join ShareOwners.org's Campaign to Save SEC & CFTC Budgets

A major Web-based campaign to save the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) from the impact of proposed budget cuts will be launched at 1 p.m. Wednesday (February 16, 2011) by ShareOwners.org in cooperation with the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Council of Institutional Investors (CII). […]

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