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Post-Financial Crisis, the SEC Is More Toothless Than Ever

Whether you have millions of dollars invested in stocks, or a few thousand bucks in mutual funds, it's vitally important to you that the SEC -- Wall Street's top cop -- is doing its duty, and enforcing the law. But a new report casts doubt on whether our financial cop is really on the beat.

Mary Schapiro Stepping Down After Leading SEC in Crisis

Mary Schapiro is stepping down as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission after helping lead the Obama administration's regulatory response to the 2008 financial crisis. The SEC says Schapiro will leave on Dec. 14.

Facebook's IPO Debacle, Day 3: Un-Friended and Dis-Liked on Wall St.

Facebook has ended its third trading day and the world is falling apart -- again. The stock closed Tuesday at $31, down 19% from the $38 IPO price, lead underwriter Morgan Stanley is under fire, the SEC is ready to investigate, and analysts are blaming everyone. Oh, and the fundamentals? Those haven't changed a bit.

SEC's Mary Schapiro Says Midterm Elections Won't Affect Regulation

Mary Schapiro, chairwoman of the SEC, said she doesn%u2019t expect that the recent mid-term elections will affect the overhaul of the U.S. financial regulation. As long as financial regulation bill Dodd-Frank is on the books, the SEC will enforce it, Schapiro said.