• Geithner Was Told of Libor Fears in 2008 Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 1:47 AM ET
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

    The Federal Reserve Bank of New York was warned as early as mid-2008 that banks may have been misreporting their Libor borrowing rate to aid their own trading positions, much earlier than previously known.

  • US May Wrap Up Google Probe This Week: Sources Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    U.S. regulators could drop their investigation of how Google ranks certain searches, without requiring any major changes in how the online giant does business.

  • Shooting at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

    Police released the names of 26 people shot dead Friday in the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school, including 20 children ages 6 and 7, in an incident that stands as one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history.

  • Shooting at elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

    The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman, a 20-year-old described as brilliant but remote, was driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims.

  • Few States Opt to Run Obamacare Exchanges Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:47 PM ET
    Obamacare supporters and protesters gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to find out the ruling on the Affordable Health Act June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

    Only 15 states have told the federal government they plan to operate health insurance exchanges under President Obama's reform law.

  • Software Pioneer McAfee Arrives in US From Guatemala Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 12:38 AM ET

    Computer software pioneer John McAfee, who is wanted for questioning in Belize over the murder of a fellow American, arrived in Miami on Wednesday evening after he was deported by Guatemala.

  • Could Autonomy Mess Spur Accounting Overhaul? Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 8:26 AM ET

    The scandal at Autonomy has some accountants wondering about the wisdom of new, global standards in the pipeline.

  • HSBC Became Bank to Drug Cartels, Pays Big for Lapses Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 11:15 PM ET

    Mexican authorities told the CEO of HSBC's Mexico unit that a local drug lord referred to the bank as the "place to launder money," U.S. prosecutors said, as they announced a record $1.92 billion settlement with the British bank.

  • StanChart to Pay $327 Million in Sanctions Case Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 6:29 PM ET

    StanChart has agreed to pay $327 million to resolve allegations that it violated U.S. sanctions against Iran, Sudan and two other countries, capping months of legal headaches for the British bank.

  • Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

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

  • Michigan Passes 'Right to Work' Bill Amid Acrimony Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 11:17 AM ET
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

    Michigan Republicans in a single day reached the brink of a goal that for years has seemed an all-but-impossible dream: making the labor bastion of Michigan a right-to-work state.

  • HSBC Holdings might pay a fine of $1.8 billion as part of a settlement with U.S. law-enforcement agencies over money-laundering lapses.

  • U.S. securities regulators charged a Wells Fargo investment banker and nine others with fraud on suspicions of an insider-trading ring that earned more than $11 million by trading on tips about impending mergers.

  • SEC Charges Chinese Affiliates of Top Firms Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 6:22 PM ET

    U.S. regulators on Monday charged the Chinese arms of five top accounting firms with securities violations over their refusal to produce certain audit papers, raising questions about whether talks between the United States and China to resolve the issue have stalled.

  • Twitter Goes to Court Over Data Rights Saturday, 1 Dec 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    Twitter steadily tightening grip over the 140- character messages on its network.

  • Businesses like restaurants and hotels that rely heavily on low-income workers are trying to decide how to change their business models for the new health care law. NYT reports.

  • Feds Charge Intrade With Illegally Selling Bets Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 3:28 PM ET

    U.S. regulators on Monday sued the online prediction market Intrade, saying it illegally let customers bet on future economic data, the price of gold and even possible acts of war.

  • Supreme Court Harassment Case Hinges on 'Supervisor' Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 1:11 PM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

    The Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a case that could determine when a company is liable for harassment by its employees.

  • Fund Manager Charged in $250 Million Insider Scheme Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    A former hedge fund manager who worked for a fund affiliated with SAC Capital was arrested on Tuesday in what U.S. prosecutors say could be the most lucrative insider trading scheme ever charged.

  • Tell the Truth: You Still Wanna Be an Astronaut! Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    Workers confess what they always wanted to be when they grew up. Yup, astronaut is on the list. To the water cooler ... and beyond!

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