Hackers Hit SEC, Traded on Non-Public Information Ahead of Investors

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Investor Confidence Shaken as America Faces Constant Cyber Attacks American investors are just finding out that they were left disadvantaged last year while criminals traded on corporate information before it was made public. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently revealed that its internal database of corporate filings was hacked last year.

U.S. States Short $645 Billion According to New Accounting Guideline

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State Governments Found to Be $645 Billion Short for Healthcare Liabilities U.S. state governments will owe more money in retiree health benefits than previously believed. A recent change in accounting guidelines has uncovered that U.S. states may be short by a whopping $645.0 billion for their future healthcare-related liabilities.

Up to 1,000 Jobs to Be Lost After TD Ameritrade Acquires Scottrade

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Hundreds of Jobs Cut in St. Louis, Missouri After Two Big Brokerages Merge Omaha, Nebraska-based brokerage giant TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. has just completed its acquisition of St. Louis-based discount brokerage company Scottrade, Inc. As a result of the consolidation, up to 1,000 Scottrade employees will lose their jobs.