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  • Beyond Monday's Headlines: Spitzer's Comeback?

    Stephanie Mehta, Fortune Magazine, and Ben White, POLITICO, and share their thoughts on a possible political return of former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer; and more buzz about the Fed's future including Larry Summers.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- Last week, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is the co-chairman of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group- which President Obama formed earlier this year to investigate who was responsible for the misconduct that led to the financial crisis- filed a complaint against JPMorgan Chase.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.-- While New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleges massive fraud in mortgage-backed securities in a lawsuit filed this week, he's not criminally prosecuting anyone. The civil suit claims misconduct by Bear Stearns& Co. in 2006-2007 cost investors $22.5 billion in losses and left them holding an additional $30 billion in bad loans.

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    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could change the way big banks are regulated.

  • Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is working as a commercial real estate investor and has bought an office building just a block from the site of the infamous encounter with a high-class prostitute that led to his downfall.

  • Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is looking at a number of options to possibly invest in distressed real estate, but does not yet have a formal plan, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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    Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation was cheered by some power brokers on Wall Street, who resented what they onsidered his heavy-handed and self-righteous ways.

  • David Paterson

    With the resignation of Eliot Spitzer, Lt. Governor David A. Paterson will become New York's first African-American governor and the first-ever legally blind governor in U.S. history.

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    The prostitution scandal involving New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lays bare some of the inner workings of modern-day sex work: text messaging to clock in the client, electronic fund transfers, a Web site featuring color photos, prices and rankings.

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    Eliot Spitzer resigned as governor of New York after being implicated in a prostitution ring. He  will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. David Paterson.

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    The  criminal investigation that discovered Governor Eliot Spitzer's tryst began last year in a nondescript office building opposite a Dunkin’ Donuts on Long Island, according to law enforcement officials.

  • David Paterson

    If Eliot Spitzer resigns, he would be succeeded by Lt. Governor David A. Paterson, who would become New York's first African-American governor and the first who is legally blind.

  • Eliot Spitzer took office as New York's governor on the first day of 2007, with a record margin of victory. But his first year as governor was rocky and his reform-based platform hit early roadblocks.

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    Though Wall Street has been quick to judge the character failings of Gov. Eliot Spitzer following his alleged participation in a prostitution ring, the man’s record as a crime-fighter against Wall Street and Corporate America drew mixed reviews.

  • New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    With pressure mounting to resign over a call-girl scandal, Gov. Eliot Spitzer found himself with few friends and lots of powerful enemies, many of whom regard him as a bully.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday that the SEC's agreement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission brings the two regulatory bodies closer to integrating their responsibilities.

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    New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer faces pressure to resign on Tuesday as well as questions about whether he will be prosecuted for any crime after a report linked him to a high-class prostitution ring.

  • Depends on which direction you think the economy goes in 2008. Here's what Cramer said.

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    Stocks lost ground as oil reached another new high and Gov. Eliot Spitzer is accused in news reports of being involved with a prostitution ring. What's the word on the Street?

  • New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Gov. Eliot Spitzer, accused of being involved in a prostitution ring, apologized in a hastily called news conference but did not resign.