Tag: Securities and Exchange Commission

Trump Administration Weighs Economic Escalation Against China

WASHINGTON — Trump administration officials are weighing a range of options that could inflict additional economic pain on China as the United States continues looking for ways to force Beijing to change longstanding practices that have put American companies at a disadvantage. The ideas under consideration would move the White House’s negotiating tool of choice […]

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Nissan and Carlos Ghosn Settle S.E.C. Charges of Underreporting Income

TOKYO — Nissan will pay a $15 million fine, and Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of the Japanese automaker, will pay $1 million, to settle charges related to false financial disclosures, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday. The settlement is the latest fallout from Mr. Ghosn’s arrest in Japan in November. Prosecutors have indicted […]

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Investors Are Usually Wrong. I’m One of Them.

Forget about getting everything right. Most people are so consistently wrong that merely avoiding major errors is enough to set you apart from the pack. That is the message in the latest data from Dalbar, a Massachusetts research firm that has been studying the behavior of mutual fund investors for 25 years. Over the past […]

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Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation

Walmart has agreed to pay $282 million to settle a long-running investigation into questionable payments the world’s largest retailer made to obtain government permits in countries like Mexico and Brazil. The settlement with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission caps one of the biggest investigations ever under the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]

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