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Interest rules flawed

...officers of corporations become millionaires overnight. Back in the days of honesty and integrity, the Securities and Exchange Commission had rules and regulations that controlled the corporations and their officers. Now banks are able to use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-24/interest-rules-flawed
Fake story on buyout sends Twitter stock briefly higher

...Products, sent its shares as much as 20 percent higher. That offer involved a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Last month the SEC sued a Bulgarian man, Nedko Nedev, and said he and five others worked together to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-14/fake-story-buyout-sends-tw
McDonald's US store count to shrink this year, possibly for 1st time

...reported an annual reduction in U.S. locations since at least 1970, according to archived filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For 1969, McDonald's did not include a U.S. store count in its annual report.The company declined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-18/mcdonalds-us-store-count-s
Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

...waits and lines out the door for taxpayers at walk-in centers.The IRS funding bill also freezes the Securities and Exchange Commission's budget at $1.5 billion and sustain subsidies for an alternative network of lenders that provide community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-17/staff-cuts-take-toll-irs-t
'Phony numbers' increase in earnings reports

...of earnings in a way that could mislead investors. However, Lynn Turner, the chief accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission at the time, says companies are still touting "made-up, phony numbers" as much as they did 15 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/phony-numbers-increase-ear
Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer

...airport lounge and an executive exchange program. THE COMPETITIONAnderson says he follows other airlines' key Security and Exchange Commission filings, "but I don't pay much attention to earnings calls. I don't read analyst notes either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/confident-delta-ceo-predic
Avon stock surges on mystery takeover bid

...of Avon jumped as much as 20 percent after the takeover offer appeared on the Web site maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission, a regulator that oversees stock markets. But investors soon began to doubt the offer was real, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-14/avon-stock-surges-mystery-
Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...Walton family's control.Wal-Mart is expected to file the final tally of proxy votes next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission.During the meeting, McMillon, who succeeded Mike Duke to the top position in February 2014, called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/wal-mart-chairman-hands-ro
A costly lesson

...Pearson long before the contract was opened to competitive bidding. Media also reported last week that the Securities and Exchange Commission launched an investigation into how the bonds were used.Sadly, the rush to infuse technology into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-21/costly-lesson
Brokers' conflicts can cost investors

NEW YORK - Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/brokers-conflicts-can-cost