U.S. arrests FinCEN employee who allegedly leaked suspicious activity reports to a news outlet

U.S. arrests FinCEN employee who allegedly leaked suspicious activity reports to a news outlet
Fixes story to reflect that the complaint states that only one news organization received the suspicious activity reports. The U.S. has arrested a senior level official at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network who allegedly sent suspicious activity reports to a news organization. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, a 40-year-old senior advisor at FinCEN, was arrested Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney... Read More

U.S. arrests FinCEN employee who allegedly leaked suspicious activity reports to news outlets

U.S. arrests FinCEN employee who allegedly leaked suspicious activity reports to news outlets
The U.S. has arrested a senior level official at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network who allegedly sent suspicious activity reports to news organizations. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, a 40-year-old senior advisor at FinCEN, was arrested Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the FBI. “SARs, which are filed confidentially by banks and other... Read More

Dow opens up by more than 200 points, but Wall Street remains skittish

Dow opens up by more than 200 points, but Wall Street remains skittish
U.S. stock benchmarks on Tuesday kicked off trade firmly higher as investors focused on strong corporate results, which have helped to lift otherwise shaky sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.87% rose 235 points, or 0.9%, at 25,480, the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.80% advanced 0.7% at 2,770, while the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +1.10% added 1.1% at 7,507,... Read More

Asian Shares Mixed In Cautious Trade

Asian Shares Mixed In Cautious Trade
Asian stocks ended mixed in cautious trade on Tuesday amid lingering global trade tensions and rising geopolitical risks in the Middle East. Investors also waited to take cues from upcoming corporate earnings results and the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, due Wednesday. Chinese stocks gave up early gains to end lower after the release of inflation... Read More

European Shares Set To Open On Mixed Note

European Shares Set To Open On Mixed Note
European stocks may open on a mixed note Tuesday amid Brexit uncertainty and escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and the West. The British pound suffered further falls as investors braced themselves for a “no deal Brexit.” A no-deal Brexit is “more likely than ever before,” European Council President Donald Tusk warned in a letter to EU leaders Monday, but he... Read More

Facebook to ban false information on voting in U.S. midterm elections: report

Facebook to ban false information on voting in U.S. midterm elections: report
Facebook Inc. FB, -0.14% has embarked on another effort to curb voter manipulation, with executives telling Reuters that the company will ban misinformation about voting requirements and untrue reports of conditions at polling sites that could prevent people from showing up to vote, such as long poll lines or violence at polling stations, ahead of and during next month’s U.S.... Read More

Warren Releases Results Of DNA Test Showing Native American Ancestry

Warren Releases Results Of DNA Test Showing Native American Ancestry
Seeking defuse frequent attacks by President Donald Trump, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released the results of a DNA test on Monday that support her claims of Native American ancestry. The results of the test conducted by Stanford University professor Carlos Bustamante show the vast majority of Warren’s ancestry is European but also strongly support the existence of a Native... Read More

Asian Shares Extend Slide As Trade Fears Persist

Asian Shares Extend Slide As Trade Fears Persist
Asian stocks fell on Monday to extend last week’s slide as worries about global trade and higher U.S. interest rates lingered. A growing feud between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist also weighed on investors’ risk appetite. Chinese shares tumbled to extend last week’s rout as traders remained on edge ahead of European... Read More