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Standard & Poor's will pay $1.37 billion to settle charges it improperly rated mortgage backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Standard & Poor's is paying a $1.37 billion settlement on charges it improperly rated mortgage-backed securities. Andrew Stoltmann, says this a "slap on the wrist." Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Company; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.
Federal profiling on the basis of religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity will be banned, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading candidate to replace outgoing Eric Holder as attorney general.
When it comes to turning in bad guys in banking, it's not all about the money.
President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder.
President Obama has announced U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to the process to confirming the next AG.
In announcing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, President Obama outlines his success over his time in office.
President Obama announces U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down, saying he has served in the Justice Department for parts of 6 presidential administrations.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce he will step down at an announcement with President Obama at 4:30 this afternoon, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
According to NBC's Pete Williams, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has plans to announce later today he will step down, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
The Obama administration has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation a record $554 million to settle longstanding claims by America's largest Indian tribe.
Attorney General Eric Holder must send a message to Wall Street, one attorney told CNBC.
Discussing Attorney General Eric Holder's aggressive rhetoric on mortgage fraud, with former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, addresses shattered investor confidence since the financial crisis in 2008.
Attorney General Eric Holder is intensifying the language surrounding mortgage fraud settlements. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pushed back against criticism today regarding criminal convictions of individuals for fraud committed during the financial crisis.
Attorney General Eric Holder will call for an increase to whistleblower payments, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.
Bank of America directors are supportive of its proposed $16 billion to $17 billion mortgage-securities settlement, according to someone familiar with the matter.