The SEC has told at least 12 U.S.-listed firms, including American Express (AXP) and Caterpillar...

|About: American Express Company (AXP)|By:, SA News Editor

The SEC has told at least 12 U.S.-listed firms, including American Express (AXP) and Caterpillar (CAT), to disclose their activities with Syria, Iran and other "state sponsors" of terror, the FT reports. Sales to these nations have dropped due to sanctions, but Sony (SNE) and others have used middle-men to keep the supply open.