Monday, January 30, 2012

Stock act

  • WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Senate will vote on the revised Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act on Monday, Jan. 30, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced Thursday evening.
  • (Union-News & Sunday Republican)
  • The Senate will vote early next week on the STOCK Act, a bill banning insider trading by members of Congress that President Barack Obama said he'd sign "tomorrow." Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.
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  • Which is why in November, I introduced The STOCK Act in the Senate which has garnered the bipartisan support of 28 of my colleagues and at least seven good-government advocacy groups.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Senate has scheduled a vote for Monday on a bill that would ban insider trading by members of Congress. The Legislation known as the Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge, or STOCK Act, is sponsored by Sens. Kristen Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
  • (CBS News)
  • Sen. Joe Lieberman, the sponsor of the STOCK Act, says he hopes to will move to the floor next week.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • The Senate is set to vote on taking up legislation Monday that would explicitly ban federal lawmakers and their staff from trading on insider information. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.
  • (Roll Call Online)
  • The Rapid City Rush's annual winter road trip has not one but two tough acts to follow.
  • (Rapid City Journal)
  • • Salary of rank-and-file members of the U.S. Congress: $174,000. • Average annual Civil Service Retirement System benefits for retired members as of 2007: $63,696. • Profits legislators can make by trading on inside information: Priceless.
  • (Daily Finance)
  • In a busy week for quarterly reports, a nice bunch of dividend-paying companies are generally posting good results. So far, their stock prices are reflecting optimism on corporate growth and earnings.
  • (Investors Business Daily)
  • it will terminate the registration of its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act) by filing a Form 15 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in late January 2012.
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