FINRA

FINRA Promotes Stephanie Dumont to Head Market Regulation and Transparency Services

WASHINGTON—FINRA announced today that it has promoted Stephanie Dumont, formerly Senior Vice President and Director of Capital Markets Policy for FINRA’s Office of General Counsel, to the role of Executive Vice President and Head of Market Regulation and Transparency Services,…

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FINRA Statement Regarding Confirmation of Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

We congratulate Gary Gensler on his confirmation as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chairman Gensler brings to the Commission an outstanding record of public service, deep expertise in the functioning of our capital markets, and consistent advocacy for…

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New Research: Lonely Older Adults with Low Cognition at Greater Risk for Poor Financial And Healthcare Decision Making

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The harmful consequences of Americans’ prolonged social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic may be even greater for lonely older adults with low cognition. These individuals are at high risk for poor financial and healthcare decision making, according…

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New Research: Repeated Exposure to Fraud Awareness Education Reduces Susceptibility to Investment Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.— While the economic fallout caused by COVID-19 has led to a significant rise in tips, complaints and referrals involving investment scams, new research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and the Center for Economic and Social…

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Report from FINRA Board of Governors Meeting – March 2021

Board Approves Rulemaking Item and Use of 2020 Fine Monies; Moves Forward With Advanced Analytics Strategic Initiative WASHINGTON – FINRA’s Board of Governors met on March 3 and 4 for the first time in 2021. During the meeting, the Board…

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New Research: Four in 10 American Households Had Difficulty Withstanding a Financial Crisis Before COVID-19

Financial Resilience Toughest for Millennials, Singles, Women and Those With Lower Incomes, No College Degree and Facing Unemployment WASHINGTON, D.C.— Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in 10 households lacked financial resilience, making them vulnerable to financial hardships, including…

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First-of-its-Kind Study Identifies Drivers of Chronic Fraud Victimization

AARP, FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Heart+Mind Strategies identify key intervention opportunities WASHINGTON—AARP, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and Heart+Mind Strategies today released Addressing the Challenge of Chronic Fraud Victimization, a study that identifies evidence-based ways to help…

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Statement by FINRA President and CEO Robert W. Cook Upon the Death of Former NASD Chairman and CEO Robert Glauber

WASHINGTON—FINRA mourns the loss of former NASD Chairman and CEO Robert Glauber, a tireless advocate for the interests of investors and sound financial regulation throughout his distinguished career in the private, public and academic sectors.

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NASA

NASA Administrator Statement on Chinese Rocket Debris

NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson released the following statement Saturday regarding debris from the Chinese Long March 5B rocket.

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Homeland Security

Readout of Secretary Mayorkas’s Visit to Donna, Texas with Congressional Delegation

WASHINGTON – On Friday, May 7, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas led a Congressional Delegation to Donna, Texas to receive an update on unaccompanied children arriving at our Southern Border and view conditions at the Customs and Border…

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Department Press Briefing – May 7, 2021

Jalina Porter, Principal Deputy Spokesperson 2:03 p.m. EDT MS PORTER: Good afternoon and Happy Friday everyone. Thank you for joining today’s press briefing. I have several updates at the top, and then I will resume taking your questions. We are…

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NASA

NASA Selects Contractor for Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing

NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Miller Miller & Hanson Inc. of Burlington, Massachusetts, to support a national campaign of community overflight tests using the agency’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology research aircraft.

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Texas Students to Hear from Astronauts on International Space Station

Students from Brownsville, Texas will hear from astronauts aboard the International Space Station during a call at 10:15 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 11 that will air live on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.

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Homeland Security

DHS Ratifies Rule that Removes 30 Day EAD Processing Requirement

Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas ratified a rule regarding applications for employment authorization documents (EAD) filed by people who have applied for asylum. While the promulgation of the rule and its ratification were necessary and justified due…

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NASA, Axiom Space to Host Media Briefing on Private Astronaut Mission

NASA and Axiom Space have signed a mission order for the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station and will host a teleconference with media at 11 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 10, to discuss more details about…

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‘Fugitive of the Week’ Arrested by Task Force Partners at Strafford County Sheriff’s Office

January 03, 2018 – Last evening, “Fugitive of the Week,” Nicholas LaPanne was arrested by our task force partners from the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office. This arrest was possible after information was developed by officers from the Strafford Police Department,…

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U.S. Marshals Join Hunt for Escaped Prisoner

January 09, 2018 – The U.S. Marshals are asking for the public’s help in finding an escaped prisoner from a Connecticut Correctional Facility on January 7, 2018. Jerry Mercado escaped from the Carl Robinson Correctional Facility in Enfield, CT on…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture To Reopen Friday, May 14

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will reopen to the public Friday, May 14. Beginning Friday, May 7, visitors can reserve passes online at nmaahc.si.edu/passes or by phone at 1-800-514-3849. NMAAHC requires a free timed-entry pass…

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