10 ways to make investing more inclusive


Free investment education and testing for risk tolerance are among the ways financial firms can better reach underserved consumers, former SEC chief Jay Clayton and Operation HOPE’s John Hope Bryant say.



Senate Banking Committee approves Biden's picks to head CFPB, SEC


The nominations of Rohit Chopra as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Gary Gensler as chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission advanced Wednesday and will now be voted on by the full Senate. Earlier in the day, the Senate confirmed Marcia Fudge as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Senate panel to question CFPB, SEC nominees next month


The Banking Committee will hold a confirmation hearing on March 2 for Rohit Chopra and Gary Gensler. They are the administration's picks, respectively, to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Ripple fights back against SEC securities complaint


The software company in a court filing reiterated its argument that XRP is a virtual currency that doesn't need to be registered.


Biden taps FTC’s Chopra as CFPB chief, Gensler as SEC chairman


The nominees, strongly backed by progressive Democrats to lead two key Wall Street watchdogs, signal that the Biden administration is planning tough oversight after four years of light-touch policies under appointees of President Donald Trump.


Gensler, Bharara are candidates to run SEC, putting Wall Street on edge


Joe Biden's presidential transition has barely started but already banks and investment firms are anxious about two names they fear are in the running to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission: Gary Gensler and Preet Bharara.


Activist bank investors run into an SEC roadblock


New rules on shareholder submissions of proxy proposals could help banks fend off demands to disclose more pay data, cut financing to fossil fuels companies and adopt other reforms.