SEC Chief Seeks Reforms The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking steps to crack down on corruption in the wake of recent corporate scandals. It urged reform at the New York Stock Exchange after a pay scandal that led to the ouster of NYSE chief Richard Grasso. Now the SEC is pushing a concept called "shareholder democracy." SEC Chairman William Donaldson speaks with NPR's John Ydstie.
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SEC Chief Seeks to Boost Investor Confidence

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SEC Chief Seeks to Boost Investor Confidence

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SEC Chief Seeks to Boost Investor Confidence

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking steps to crack down on corruption in the wake of recent corporate scandals. It urged reform at the New York Stock Exchange after a pay scandal that led to the ouster of NYSE chief Richard Grasso. Now the SEC is pushing a concept called "shareholder democracy." SEC Chairman William Donaldson speaks with NPR's John Ydstie.