Trevor Milton, founder and executive chairman of Nikola, resigned after an investment fund accused him of making false assertions about the company’s technology.
She championed the advancement of women in business, and, in a career studded with precedent-setting appointments, she set her own example.
The Dodd-Frank financial law succeeded at making banks safer, but empowered shadowy corners of finance that nearly wrecked the system in March.
Financial regulators should act to avoid economic disaster, according to a letter from pension funds and other investors representing almost $1 trillion in assets.
A new standard established by the Securities and Exchange Commission may sound better than it actually is, consumer advocates say.
A remarkable snapback rally, after a deep coronavirus-induced plunge, took stocks into rare and, in some ways, troubling territory.
Mr. Clayton, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, answered questions from House Democrats about his unusual nomination to be the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan.
But the justices rejected a request that they rule the agency can never sue for disgorgement of profits obtained by fraud.
Law enforcement officials told three senators that they would not be pursuing charges, but an investigation into trades by Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina appears to be proceeding.
Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.
The move is a major escalation in the investigation into the senator’s sale of stocks that came as President Trump and other Republicans were playing down the threat of the coronavirus.