Justice Department


  • Sequester Scare Tactics  Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the sequestration impact on the economy according to the Justice Department; and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.

  • Who's Next in Rating Probe?  Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 4:28 PM ET

    The U.S. is seeking $5 billion from S&P. Who's next? CNBC's Scott Cohn reports.

  • The U.S. Justice Department and multiple states are discussing also suing Moody's for defrauding investors, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Sheila Bair on Libor Scheme & DOJ Post S&P  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:26 PM ET

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair of Pew Charitable Trusts discusses whether she was surprised by the DOJ's civil lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and offers her opinion on the LIBOR scandal.

  • The Standard and Poor's Files  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 3:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the $5 billion complaint filed by the Justice Department against Standard and Poor's and the role of internal emails in the case. Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO and editor-in-chief, weighs in.

  • S&P Emails on Mortgage Crisis Show Alarm  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon chief economist; and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, discuss the details of the Justice Department's civil suit against the S&P, and what lead to the crisis.

  • S&P Responds to DOJ Suit  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and David Faber discuss the latest moves in Standard and Poor's parent company McGraw Hill, after a civil lawsuit was declared on S&P by the DOJ.

  • Ratings Agencies: Next Steps  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 2:08 PM ET

    The Department of Justice targeting Standard and Poor's with a civil lawsuit, with CNBC's Scott Cohn; and James Gellert, Rapid Ratings International CEO, provides perspective.

  • Power Rundown: DOJ Lawsuit Against S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    CNBC's John Carney and Brian Shactman discuss the DOJ's lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and a new soccer probe uncovering betting profits of $11 billion.

  • S&P Under Fire From DOJ  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    The Department of Justice is seeking more than $5 billion from Standard and Poor's. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.

  • Santelli: Jobs Change vs. Population Change  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Richard Farr, Boenning & Scattergood, about why he thinks the jobs numbers are suspect and how it impacts the overall population. Also, Farr weighs in on the Justice Department's civil suit against Standard and Poor's.

  • Kaminsky: Major Pension Shortfalls on the Horizon  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Gary Kaminsky explains how historically low interest rates will impact pension down the road.

  • AG Holder Announces Fraud Suit Against S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder announces the Justice Department is filing a civil suit against Standard and Poor's for alleged fraud on mortgage ratings. And, CNBC's David Faber and Scott Cohn, weigh in.

  • Santelli Exchange: DOJ Goes After S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses what worries him about bank liquidity in Mexico, and weighs in on the Justice Department's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's.

  • S&P Lawyer on DOJ Lawsuit  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel partner, discusses the merits of the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's rating agency for alleged ratings fraud.

  • Tuesday's Market Roadmap  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on today's top business stories, including a triple-digit drop in the Dow; Yum Brands earnings; and the Justice Department's suit against Standard & Poor's.

  • U.S. Launches Civil Action Against S&P  Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers Partners, provides insight on the expected lawsuit against Standard & Poor's from the Department of Justice for allegedly violating its own standards when rating mortgage bonds before the financial crisis.

  • Fitch on DOJ Suit Against S&P  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    Fitch has commented on the reported DOJ suit against Standard & Poor's, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Fitch says they have no reason to believe their agency is a target.

  • DOJ Threatens to Sue S&P  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest on the DOJ threatening to sue ratings agency S&P.

  • Justice Dept. Blocks Beer Deal  Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest detail on the Justice Department's move to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Groupo Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands are down sharply on the news. Evan Benn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, weighs in.