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  • SEC "Railroaded" Stanford, Attorneys Say Sunday, 10 May 2009 | 3:18 PM ET

    Attorneys for Texas financier R. Allen Stanford, who is accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of running a "massive Ponzi scheme," say the agency has "railroaded" their client and now is trying to prevent him from defending himself.

  • Madoff Secretary: His Silence, Massage Parlors Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 1:58 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary says she believes the disgraced financier is not cooperating with authorities to protect others.

  • GM May Seek 1-For-100 Reverse Stock Split Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 5:38 PM ET
    General Motors logo

    General Motors says it may offer current shareholders a reverse stock split that would give them one share of new stock for every 100 shares they currently own.

  • Short-Sale Rules Will Be Priority: SEC Chairman Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 11:16 AM ET

    The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday she is making the issue of new rules restricting short-selling a priority as the agency hears from an array of interests about ways to limit trades that bet against a stock.

  • Allen Stanford Attempts to Surrender in Texas Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 10:58 PM ET

    Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire facing civil fraud charges, attempted to turn himself in at the federal courthouse in Houston on Thursday, but was turned away because there is no warrant for his arrest, his lawyer said.

  • Cramer's Outrage: Ultra-Short ETFs Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    The SEC could approve the creation of almost 100 of these funds. Isn't one bad enough?

  • Court Freezes Assets of Pang, Companies Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 11:56 PM ET
    SEC

    Federal regulators have won a court order freezing the assets of financier Danny Pang, whom they accuse of defrauding investors of hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • Madoff Investors Ordered to Return False Profits Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 2:21 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    The trustee unraveling Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is threatening legal action to recover $735 million from investors who unwittingly made money off the swindle.

  • Making the Market Safe Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | 7:23 PM ET

    A few key things need to happen before retail investors are playing on the same level field as big money managers, Cramer says.

  • AIG Completes Preferred Stock Sale to Government Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | 9:08 AM ET

    American International Group has completed a preferred stock sale to the government as part of a previously announced plan to receive additional financial support, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Stanford Asks Court To Release Funds for Defense Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | 2:15 PM ET

    Accused fraudster Allen Stanford is asking a federal court to lift a freeze on $10 million of his assets to pay for his legal defense.

  • Stanford 'Intends to Fight' Civil Charges: Letter Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 4:34 PM ET

    Accused fraudster R. Allen Stanford "intends to fight" the civil charges against him, and is the victim of "unconstitutional" conduct by the federal government. Those words are in a letter to Stanford's employees—obtained by CNBC—written by Kathy Stoelker, the mother of Stanford's girlfriend.

  • Stanford Receiver Sues 66 Former Employees Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 2:29 AM ET

    The court-appointed receiver in the case of Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is suing 66 former employees of the firm, trying to recover $40 million dollars for victims of the alleged scam.

  • Rating Firms Need Tighter Oversight: SEC's Schapiro Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 11:39 AM ET

    The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday the agency must do more to tighten oversight of Wall Street's credit-rating industry to help bolster investor confidence.

  • Florida Fund Manager Denies Fraud Allegations Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 1:16 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Florida money manager Arthur Nadel, who disappeared for two weeks in January when the six hedge funds he managed went bust, has formally denied allegations by the Securities and Exchange Commission that he engaged in a massive fraud.

  • Madoff Victims Can Force Him Into Bankrutpcy: Judge Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 4:54 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    A Manhattan judge has given investors a green light to go after Bernard Madoff's personal property by forcing the disgraced financier into bankruptcy.

  • Stress Tests Show Banks May Still Need Bailouts Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 7:58 AM ET

    For the last eight weeks, nearly 200 federal examiners have labored inside some of the nation’s biggest banks to determine how those institutions would hold up if the recession deepened, the New York Times reported.

  • Commodities Are 'A Flight to Quality' : Analyst Thursday, 9 Apr 2009 | 12:26 AM ET

    A rollercoaster ride is how you'd best describe markets over the past six months. Violent swings with stocks dropping a heart-stopping 20% in one session. And that's sent investors fleeing to safe haven options.  

  • Beleaguered Bourse: Is Niederauer’s NYSE a Buy? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 8:38 PM ET

    Cramer asks the CEO if his dividend is safe, the uptick rule will return and whether ultra-short ETFs should be banned.

  • Gold Has 'Very Little Intrinsic Value' : Analyst Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 11:40 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool doesn't see gold as a hot prospect. Gold he thinks, has very little intrinsic value to it – it's basically just a really shiny, malleable metal.