A N.Y. securities attorney was charged with inflating the stock prices of some microcaps by using traders to engage in "manipulative matched trades."
Nearly 80% are unfamiliar with crowdinvesting and other new avenues for private financing.
Moody's report finds that 75% of investment-grade spinoffs avoided drop into speculative-grade territory.
Same Day ACH will mean quicker settlement of electronic payments via the automated clearinghouse network.
Scott Depot, W.Va.-based energy company Patriot Coal is now in talks with a potential buyer, just a year and a half after emerging from Chapter 11.
The People's Bank of China said existing policy tools would allow it to "maintain an appropriate level in liquidity."
The wearable technology company has sold 20.5 million devices since 2007 and recorded revenue of $745 million last year.
In the pilot program, the securities of some small-cap issuers will trade in increments of 5 cents per share.
CEO Stuart Gulliver says Europe's largest bank still relies heavily on its U.S. business, despite recent poor returns.