Justice Department


  • DOJ Amends AT&T Complaint     Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 3:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the Department of Justice has filed and amended complaint against the At&t/T-Mobile deal.

  • AT&T Fights Back     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 7:40 PM ET

    The telecom giant strikes back at the Justice Department's plan to kill its takeover of T-Mobile. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details on that story and more.

  • Settlement Said to Be Near for Fannie and Freddie Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 10:50 AM ET

    Regulators are nearing a settlement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over whether the mortgage finance giants adequately disclosed their exposure to risky subprime loans, bringing to a close a three-year investigation. The New York Times reports.

  • Ex-IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Returns Home to France Sunday, 4 Sep 2011 | 4:28 AM ET
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn returned home to France on Sunday, for the first time since attempted rape accusations by a New York hotel maid unleashed an international scandal that dashed the former International Monetary Fund chief's chances for the French presidency.

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 5:00 PM ET

    The week's top business news and investment advice, including telecom and retail picks, with CNBC's Oriel Morrison.

  • AT&T: Disconnecting the Deal?     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 12:17 AM ET

    Discussing whether the Justice Department has a strong case against AT&T's merger plans and if the promise of more jobs will have any affect on the case, with Stuart Gerson, anti-trust attorney.

  • DOJ Decision and the Telecom Impact     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers with the latest details on the Department of Justice decision to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, and its impact on smaller wireless carriers, with Kevin Smithen, Macquarie Research, and Will Power, Robert W. Baird & Co.

  • The AT&T Trade     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 3:51 PM ET

    A trade on the clear winner in today's DOJ decision to block AT&T's deal to acquire T-Mobile, with Scott Nations, NationShares.

  • DOJ Puts Brakes on AT&T and T-Mobile     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 3:04 PM ET

    Discussing the Department of Justice's decision to block the telecom merger and its impact on telecom stocks, with Patrick Comack, Zachary Investment Research; Frank Louthan, Raymond James, and CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Aerospace and Defense Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:19 PM ET

    How much do you know about the business side of the aerospace and defense industries? Take our quiz and find out.

  • AT&T's Breakup Fee     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest on the Justice Department's move to block AT&T's merger with T-Mobile, and a look at the $3 billion dollar break up fee involved, with Todd Rosenbluth, S&P Telecommunications.

  • Pros: 6 Ways to Trade as Telecom Scrambles Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    With the government seeking to block AT&T's deal to buy T-Mobile, investors were scrambling Wednesday. Find out where the Fast traders see opportunity.

  • No Go on AT&T and T-Mobile     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers and Kayla Tausche have the details on the DOJ's decision to block the merger and what it means for the telecom landscape.

  • WOTS Now: DOJ Tries to Block AT&T Deal     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on the winners and losers in the Justice Department's decision to block AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, and CNBC's Jon Fortt with a look at the impact the scuttled merger will have on the rest of the wireless universe.

  • Does AT&T Block Make Obama Anti-Growth?     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Discussing whether the DOJ's decision to block the AT&T merger with T-Mobile indicates the administration is anti-growth, with Keith Moore, MKM Partners, and CNBC's Eamon Javers and Kayla Tausche.

  • DOJ Files to Block AT&T Deal with T-Mobile     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 10:33 AM ET

    The deal is not dead yet, there is still room for renegoitation. AT&T's shares dropped on the news, while competitors' stocks soared, with Christopher King, Stifel Nicolaus analyst.

  • Eric T. Schneiderman, the attorney general of New York, has come under increasing pressure from the Obama administration to drop his opposition to a wide-ranging state settlement with banks over dubious foreclosure practices, the New York Times reports.

  • Justice Department Prepares Subpoenas of News Corp. Friday, 22 Jul 2011 | 10:50 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    As part of a preliminary investigation into the growing News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing subpoenas of the media company relating to its alleged hacking of voicemail of Sept. 11 victims and foreign bribery, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Hotel Stands by Its Maid in Strauss-Kahn Scandal Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn enters New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City.

    The hotel maid who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault remains on the payroll of New York's Sofitel Hotel, CNBC has learned from a source close to the investigation.

  • New Twist in Strauss-Kahn Affair Shocks France Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 7:35 AM ET
    IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn

    France is in shock again in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn saga, as in the latest twist of the story the Socialist politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) could be cleared of accusations of sex crimes against a maid in a New York hotel.