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  • SEC Enforcement Chief Khuzami Departs Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Robert Khuzami, the enforcement director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who worked to rebuild the SEC's tarnished image after the Madoff scandal and the financial crisis, is departing the agency, the SEC announced on Wednesday.

  • A Stock Market Streak That's Gone Unnoticed Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    Despite so-called "fiscal cliff" worries, the S&P 500 has had an improbable run.

  • CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on former hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma's arraignment in New York City on insider trading charges.

  • Italy Hits Target Amount at First Debt Auction of 2013 Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    Italy sold all the bills and bonds it aimed to at an auction on Thursday, a few days after outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti announced he may join the election race to lead a reform-minded centrist alliance.

  • Debate over potential fixes for the "fiscal cliff" has thrown the municipal bond market into turmoil, but the selling may now be overdone, Alexandra Lebenthal, CEO of Lebenthal & Co., told CNBC.

  • Mutual Funds that Gorged on Apple Feel the Pain Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    Apple's stock plunge is hurting investors who chased hot mutual funds that loaded up on Apple as the stock raced to a record $705 per share.

  • Trading 'Kill Switch' Coming Soon: NYSE Exec Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    U.S. regulators and exchanges are getting closer to a framework for a "kill switch" that could be used to shut down trading before software glitches wreak havoc on markets.

  • Hedge Fund Managers Found Guilty of Insider Trading Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 5:48 PM ET

    Two former hedge fund managers were convicted on Monday of illegal trading in Dell stock based on secret information supplied by research analysts.

  • White House Won't Accept New Tax Offer: Source Sunday, 16 Dec 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is not ready to accept a new offer from the Republicans to raise taxes on top earners in exchange for major cuts in entitlement programs, a source said late on Saturday.

  • Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

    Fitch Ratings stuck by its triple-A rating on France in a much-awaited review on Friday but warned that an expected peak in debt in 2014 was the limit it could agree to for a country with a top-notch credit grade.

  • Greece Suffers Setback After Debt Buyback Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    Greece's bond buyback scheme failed to meet its target by a relatively narrow margin on Tuesday but still left international lenders with a 450-million euro hole in their plan to cut the country's huge debts to a more manageable level.

  • Greece Extends Debt Buyback for Extra Day Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 4:05 AM ET
    Angela Merkel and Antonis Samaras

    Greece will extend a debt buyback that forms part of its international bailout for an extra day to receive additional offers from bondholders, a government official said on Monday.

  • A123 Systems logo

    China's largest maker of auto parts won a politically sensitive auction for A123 Systems, a bankrupt maker of batteries for electric cars that was funded partly with U.S. government money, the investment banker for A123 said on Saturday.

  • A Positive Sign for Greece in Debt Buyback Saturday, 8 Dec 2012 | 5:38 AM ET

    Greek and foreign bondholders offered the targeted 30 billion euros in a debt buyback that is key to the country's international bailout, a Greek government official said on Saturday, suggesting the plan had broadly succeeded.

  • Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings violates SEC fair disclosure regulation, said Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter.

  • China's Dot-com Darlings Tap Cheap Global Credit Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | 9:20 PM ET

    China's three dominant dot-com names - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent Holdings - have successfully tapped global funding this year despite investor skepticism about opaque Chinese companies. The big three plan to use the money to pad their industry advantage at home, to compete better abroad, and perhaps to buy cash-starved rivals.

  • Greece has hired Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley to conduct a voluntary buy back of its debt, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.

  • Mathew Martoma Expected in Court Today     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    Former hedge fund portfolio manager Matthew Martoma is due in court any minute on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, with CNBC's Bertha Coombs & Judge Richard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg.

  • The U.S. at war, a cyber war, and businesses and government are simply outgunned in the battle, said Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy.

  • The Costs of Competitive Kids Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC.com presents a list of competitive activities for kids, and what parents can expect to pay for their child’s involvement. Some are academic, some are in the arts and some are meant to develop strategic thinking. But all of them carry a price tag much higher than you’d expect.