Monday, Jul 8
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
SEC Chair Jay Clayton will host a roundtable in Boston with
Main Street investors
covering issues such as understanding key differences between broker-dealers and investment advisers. Later the same day,
a package of rules and interpretations adopted by the SEC on June 5 designed to “enhance the quality and transparency of retail investors’ relationships with investment advisers and broker-dealers."
Tuesday, Jul 9
Conference to discuss st
ress tests for large banks and their effectiveness, and to help the public understand the stress tests as the Fed looks at possible improvements and refinements. Fed Chair Jerome Powell delivers opening remarks. Fed Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles give a keynote.
Wednesday, Jul 10
Federal Open Market Committee will release
minutes from its last meeting, which may offer investors a clue as to what officials are thinking heading into the next rate decision. Fed Chair Jay Powell said in a recent speech “an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure,” a hint that the Fed may consider a so-called insurance cut to head off a potential economic slowdown.
Thursday, Jul 11
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Open meeting (and live webcast) to consider:
- Supplemental proposal on exemption from derivatives clearing organization registration.
- Proposed rule on registration with alternative compliance for non-US derivatives clearing organizations.
- Proposed rule on customer margin rules relating to security futures.