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New From the GAO

New GAO Report
Source: Government Accountability Office

Information Security: SEC Needs to Improve Controls over Financial Systems and Data. GAO-14-419, April 17.
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-419
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Business And Economics

Brazilian companies keeping CEO pay secret to protect against kidnappings

Brazilian chief executive officers are fighting to keep their salaries secret.

Companies from Embraer SA to Itau Unibanco Holding SA to Vale SA, all with American depositary receipts, don’t disclose compensation for top officials, contrary to international norms in countries like the U.S. 975 more words

Executive

SEC eyes trading reform test that could lead to shift away from 'dark pools'

“U.S. securities regulators are considering testing a proposed reform that could drive business to major stock exchanges and away from alternative trading venues such as ‘dark pools’ that critics say may be hurting investors by reducing the quality of pricing,” Sarah N. 336 more words

News

SEC -- Staff Analysis of Data and Academic Literature Related to Money Market Fund Reform

Staff Analysis of Data and Academic Literature Related to Money Market Fund Reform
Source: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission today made available certain analyses of data and academic literature related to money market fund reform.

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Business And Economics

Strategic Plans: SEC and NIRI

Last week we mentioned in the “Buzz” section that the sale of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is near. According to the article, MSCI will likely sell ISS to private equity firm… 305 more words

Investor Relations

SEC -- Investor Bulletin: How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio

Investor Bulletin: How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio (PDF)
Source: U.S. Security and Exchange Commission

As with anything you buy, there are fees and costs associated with investment products and services.

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Consumer Issues