Tagged: investments

SEC revamping enforcement arm

The Securities and Exchange Commission is upgrading itself, creating specialized units within its enforcement arm and offering financial-insider informants immunity from prosecution.  Law Professor Elizabeth Nowicki, a veteran of both the SEC and Wall Street, says the immunity for witnesses can help insure investors that the market is still relative safe. “Offering immunity to a […]

Small investors may be allowed in on bank bailout

School of Management Professor Scott Stewart, an investment-management expert and former Fidelity funds manager, says the possibility of small investors being allowed to get in with the big hedge funds in investing in the banking bailout might be a disaster, but could work. “To provide access to the little guy, you’d want a mutual fund […]