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SEC reviewing JPMorgan’s filings after $2B loss

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are reviewing what JPMorgan Chase told investors about its finances and the risks it took weeks before suffering a multibillion-dollar trading loss. Mary Schapiro, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, told the Senate Banking Committee ...

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SEC seeks tighter rules for agencies rating debt

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators advanced tighter rules Wednesday for agencies that rate the debt of companies and governments. Credit ratings can affect a company’s ability to raise or borrow money. They can also influence how much investors pay for securities. ...

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Environmental group criticizes agribusiness impact

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland environmental group is calling on the state and federal regulators to protect waterways from so-called corporate agribusinesses. Environment Maryland and Environment America released the report Wednesday. The groups says farming is not necessarily a polluting activity, ...

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