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  • 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.

  • Law Student Suing Peter Madoff Has New Adversary Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 9:35 PM ET

    The Long Island law student who is suing Bernie Madoff''s brother over the loss of his trust fund has a new and unlikely adversary: the bankruptcy trustee who is representing Bernie Madoff's creditors.

  • Stocks Shed Over 2% as Earnings Fears Simmer Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 5:16 PM ET

    Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • Stocks Fall 2% as Earnings Fears Simmer Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 3:51 PM ET

    Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • Stocks Fall on Bank Woes, Earnings Fears Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 11:46 AM ET

    Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • Futures Fall on Bank Woes, Earnings Fears Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 9:19 AM ET

    US stocks looked set to sink at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • SEC to Consider About 4 Short Sale Proposals Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 10:13 PM ET

    U.S. securities regulators will consider about 4 proposals to restrict short selling, a type of investing blamed for accelerating the severe downturn in financial services stocks.

  • Weizhen Tang, as shown on the "About Us" section of wtang.com

    The Securities and Exchange Commission accuses a Toronto-based fund manager who calls himself the "Chinese Warren Buffett" of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme aimed mostly at Chinese-Americans in the Dallas area.  Weizhen Tang tells Bloomberg his firm has had "difficulties" but denies he's done anything wrong.

  • Web Extra: Fast & Furious Trades For Week Ahead Friday, 3 Apr 2009 | 6:12 PM ET

    In this Web Extra, the traders game market moving events in the week ahead including the start of earnings season. What’s the trade?

  • SEC Criticized for Missing Unregistered Securities Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 7:23 PM ET

    A new Inspector General's report says the Securities and Exchange Commission is failing to uncover potentially widespread abuses in the sale of unregistered securities—which, among other things, can be used to run pump-and-dump schemes.

  • Former Stanford Exec Sues Attorney for Malpractice Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 12:41 PM ET

    The former Chief Investment Officer for Stanford Financial — who is charged with obstructing the SEC investigation of the firm — has sued her attorney and his firm for malpractice.

  • Regulatory Reform Plan Calls for Increased Oversight Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:33 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will unveil a four part plan to reform financial regulation when he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee Thursday.

  • Stanford CFO Cooperating in Probe of Former Boss Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 5:14 PM ET

    Chief Financial Officer for Texas financier Allen Stanford has changed course, and is now cooperating in the civil and criminal investigations of his former boss, CNBC has confirmed.

  • Trustee Says He’s Found $75 Million of Madoff’s Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 10:15 AM ET

    The trustee handling the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff’s brokerage business told a federal judge on Monday that he had found $75 million in new assets in Gibraltar, the New York Times reports.