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February 14, 2013
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  • SEC lacks resources to implement Dodd-Frank, Walter says
    The Securities and Exchange Commission lacks the resources needed to fully implement the Dodd-Frank Act, Chairman Elisse Walter is expected to tell the Senate banking committee today. "If the SEC does not receive additional resources, I believe that many of the issues to which the Dodd-Frank Act is directed will not be adequately addressed," Walter is to say, according to prepared remarks. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • IOSCO delays derivatives rules, leaving markets wondering
    Forging an agreement on collateral has delayed final rules for derivatives trading, leaving participants in the market wondering about their next steps. "We need to do more economic thinking on the balance of the overall package," said David Wright, secretary general of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, at an industry conference. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CFTC is stuck on minimum number of swaps bids, sources say
    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's five members have been unable to agree on how to force swaps deals onto exchange-like platforms, especially regarding the minimum number of quotes needed for a deal to proceed, sources say. "The lower we go on that, the more the swaps market is going to function the way it was before Dodd-Frank," one of the sources said. Reuters (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Retail sales kept rising in January
    U.S. retail sales increased 0.1% in January despite an increase in the federal payroll tax, the Commerce Department said. Strong gains were cited by department stores and online merchants. Bloomberg (2/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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