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Dan Gallagher, SEC Commissioner.

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Dan Gallagher, SEC Commissioner.

Turf Battle Over Money Funds

  A unique Washington turf war spilled into public this week as some regulators worry the Securities and Exchange Commission could see its authority to regulate money-market mutual funds usurped by the Obama administration. The SEC partisans are worried the...

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Moneyball Author: Obama Like Trader — Without Interest in Money

President Barack Obama would be exactly like a Wall Street trader, if not for one little detail, author Michael Lewis says: “No interest whatsoever in money.” If Obama were on a trading floor, traders would “recognize him instantly as like...

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