With Republicans poised to take control of the House in just a few weeks, there is no shortage of speculation about what they will address. To study the possibilities, President Obama appointed a bipartisan commission to make recommendations.
In the world of investments, BRICs are the large emerging markets made up of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Just months ago a poll of global investors rated the United States well below China and Brazil as an attractive market to buy into.
The SEC once again tackled naked short selling issues as a panel of experts at its “roundtable” on short selling looked at a possible requirement to pre-borrow shares before selling them short, a procedure also known as “hard-locate.”