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- Inside Scaramucci’s Extreme Loyalty to Trump – William Cohan
- Who President Trump Can Pardon, and Who He Can’t
- Ex-UBS Compliance Officer, Day Trader Deny Insider Trading
- Private Equity’s Big Bets on Financial Tech
- Trump Reportedly Floats Making Rudy Giuliani Attorney General
- Mastercard Wins Dismissal of $18 Billion Class Action Suit
- Jailed Schroders Trader Also to Pay $456K for His 'Criminal Lifestyle'
- Raymond Lucia, Ex-Radio Host Asks U.S. Top Court to Rule On Administrative Law Judges
- As Trump Administration Circles the Drain, Anthony Scaramucci Finally Lands West Wing Job
- Internal Power Struggle Rattles Guggenheim Partners
- Why Most People Will Never Be Successful
- Top Deutsche Bank Trader Leaves After Risky Bets Led to $60Mn Loss
- Bank of America Picks Dublin as EU Hub Post Brexit
- E*Trade Rises 4% as Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates
- I Scream, You Scream, FINRA Screams For Ice Cream ... or ... FINRA Deep-Freezes Broker
- Senate Panel OK's David Kautter, Trump Pick for Top Treasury Tax Job
- OJ Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison
- PayPal to Partner with JPMorgan
- BNY Mellon Beats on Q2 Earnings as Revenues Improve
- I Scream, You Scream, FINRA Screams for Ice Cream ... or ... FINRA Deep-Freezes a Broker
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NEWSLETTERS & ALERTS
Hester Peirce is Likely Nominee for SEC Commissioner Seat
Ms. Hester Peirce, a former SEC counsel and Senate aide, is the Trump administration’s likely choice for the open Republican seat at the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to Bloomberg News. SEC nominees must be confirmed by the Senate.
Ms. Peirce is a research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason U. who has been sharply critical of the regulatory expansion enacted in response to the 2008 financial crisis. President Obama had nominated Ms. Peirce in 2015, but her nomination stalled in the Senate Banking Committee last year along with that of Democrat-backed law professor Lisa Fairfax.
Two names have popped up for the open Democratic Commissioner seat: Robert Jackson, a Columbia U. law professor, and Bharat Ramamurti, an aide to Senator Elizabeth Warren.