The Senate joins the House fight to stop the DOL from changing the definition of fiduciary on retirement advice.
Proposed rule helps guide states in developing retirement plans that don't run afoul of the ERISA.
"While there has been substantial job creation, we have further to go," new Fed chairwoman tells House Financial Services Committee.
The modest global recovery will endure, but market volatility is likely as the Fed tapers.
J.P. Morgan VP shared information with his childhood friend on at least 15 pending transactions, including the First Data acquisition.
Women Democrats say, "We are still fighting for equal pay for equal work."
Participation in the pilot program, which began this week, is voluntary and open to cases involving claims of $50,000 or less, FINRA said.
More consumer-friendly provisions of the recently passed fiscal cliff deal keep surfacing.
Other priorities next year will include hiring more examiners to police advisers, JOBS Act rulemaking on Reg D, crowdfunding.