Securities Industry Commentator by Bill Singer Esq

July 7, 2020

SEC Settles with Perpetrators of Fraudulent Prime Bank Scheme (SEC Release)

SEC Settles with Operators of Investment Scheme Targeting the Orthodox Jewish Community in Chicago (SEC Release)

Supreme Court Says Robocalls Exception to Collect Government Debt Does Not Withstand Strict Scrutiny
William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al., Petitioners, v. American Association of Political Consultants, Inc., et al. (Opinion, United States Supreme Court)

State may enforce an elector's pledge to support his party's nominee -- and the state voters' choice -- for President.
Peter B. Chiafalo, Levi Jennet Guerra, and Esther Virginia John, Petitioners, v. Washington (Opinion, United States Supreme Court)

CFTC Orders Illinois Resident and Broker to Pay Over $1.1 Million for Fraud and Additional Violations (CFTC Release)

Seven Individuals Arrested in Connection with $3.5 Million Multi-State Bank Fraud Conspiracy / Seven Others Charged in Separate Criminal Complaints Filed in Virginia and Maryland in Connection with Coordinated Investigation of Related Scheme (DOJ Release)

Entrepreneur And Pharmaceutical Company Executive Sentenced For Role In International Insider Trading Scheme (DOJ Release)        

Nigerian National Brought to U.S. to Face Charges of Conspiring to Launder Hundreds of Millions of Dollars from Cybercrime Schemes (DOJ Release)

Citi sees markets in a 'stalemate' over the next 12 months as bulls and bears collide (CNBC by Elliot Smith)

Veteran market strategist Jeff Saut sees a 'rocket ship' rally that sends stocks up nearly 30% (CNBC by Kevin Stankiewicz)

Goldman lowers economic outlook as U.S. copes with rising coronavirus cases (CNBC by Jeff Cox)

Hancock Whitney Investment Consultant Stung with Non-Solicit TRO ( Blog)