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Wall Street to Pay $1.8 Billion in Fines Over Traders’ Use of Banned Messaging Apps

Eleven of the world’s largest banks and brokerages will collectively pay $1.8 billion in fines to resolve regulatory investigations over their employees’ use of messaging applications that broke record-keeping rules, regulators said Tuesday. The firms include brokerage units of Bank of America Corp., Barclays PLC,  Citigroup, Credit ...Read More

SEC’s Gary Gensler aims to save investors money by squeezing Wall Street’s profit margins

Wall Street’s new overseer has outlined an aggressive regulatory agenda that threatens to squeeze the financial industry’s profit margins. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler is working on tougher rules for high-speed trading firms, private-equity managers, mutual funds and online brokerages. Mr. Gensler, less than ...Read More