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  • Stop Trading!: Texas-Sized Power Build-Out Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 3:46 PM ET

    Four billion dollars has been set aside to lure alternative-energy firms to the state.

  • Wachovia Securities HQ Raided in Auction Rate Probe Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 12:28 PM ET
    A Wachovia branch bank.

    Securities regulators from several states raided the St. Louis headquarters of Wachovia Securities, part of Wachovia, as part of a broad investigation into questionable practices involving auction rate securities, Missouri officials said.

  • Short-Selling Vital to the Market: Hedge Fund Experts Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 11:38 AM ET

    Short-selling is a vital part of maintaining balance in the market, and people should stop viewing it as "evil" or "un-American", said Paul Roth, a partner at Schulte, Roth & Zabel.

  • Losing money ? – Don’t get stressed! Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | 8:44 AM ET

    This is not a time to get stressed about losing money – but to refocus on who is still generating sustainable earnings.

  • CNBC Top Videos: Naked Shorts, Wells Fargo & More Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 6:10 PM ET

    SEC's chairman Christopher Cox issued its emergency ruling against naked short-selling, and Wells Fargo reported surprisingly strong quarterly results and raised its dividends. Following are the day's top videos:

  • Cramer Vs. SEC's Cox Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Why would the chairman of market regulation introduce a rule that already exists? The Mad Money host wants to know.

  • Stocks Close With Huge Rally As Oil Plunges Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 2:46 PM ET

    Stocks closed with huge gains as drop in oil prices boosted sectors previously battered by energy costs. Financials also moved sharply higher.

  • Stocks Jump as Oil Slides, Banks Surge Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 10:51 AM ET

    Stocks pushed higher as oil plunged for the second day in a row and financials staged an across-the-board rally that stemmed investor pessimism about the effects of inflation on the economy.

  • Goldman Questioned on Bear, Lehman Shares Fall: WSJ Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | 4:19 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs has been questioned by chiefs of rivals Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers about speculation that the securities firm had a role in putting pressure on their firms' stocks, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday citing people familiar with their talk.

  • A New SEC Rule? Tuesday, 15 Jul 2008 | 6:42 PM ET

    Actually, no. Too bad Chris Cox doesn't know that.

  • In verbal comments to the Senate, Mr. Cox said that he will institute an emergency order that will prohibit naked short selling in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Naked short selling is shorting a stock without actually borrowing it.

  • The SEC, under heavy pressure for not responding more forcefully to a raft of rumors that have pounded stock prices of companies such as Lehman Brothers, has announced it will investigate rumor-mongering and stock price manipulation on Wall Street.

  • SEC Says Expanding Rumor Crackdown Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 8:37 AM ET

    U.S. securities regulators are boosting efforts to stop the spread of false rumors that threaten financial institutions, after a week that saw steep slides in the shares of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers.

  • CNBC Top Five Videos: GM, Lehman & More Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 6:28 PM ET

    Volatility ruled the market Thursday because of oil prices, financial fears and an $18 billion acquisition. Following are the day's top five videos.

  • Credit rating agencies did not properly manage their conflicts of interests when assigning ratings to structured products such as mortgage-backed securities, a report by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday.

  • CNBC Top Videos of the Day: SEC, Fed & More Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 5:57 PM ET

    Oil prices slid almost $4 Monday, and mortgage-lender worries caused the stock market to fluctuate. Following are the day's top videos.

  • Fed, SEC in Deal to Share Bank Information Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | 2:58 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve and securities regulators have formalized an agreement to share information about the country's investment and commercial banks, the Fed said Monday.

  • LVMH Wins Compensation from eBay for Fakes Monday, 30 Jun 2008 | 9:07 AM ET

    A French court ordered eBay to pay 38.6 million euros ($61 million) to luxury goods group LVMH for allowing the sale of fake merchandise, in a ruling immediately appealed by the online auction website.

  • Fed, SEC Near Deal to Redraw Wall St Regulation: WSJ Sunday, 22 Jun 2008 | 11:06 PM ET

    The Federal Reserve and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) are finalising an agreement to start the process of redrawing how Wall Street is regulated, the Wall Street Journal said on its website on Sunday.

  • Bear Stearns Fund Managers Likely to be Indicted Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 5:55 AM ET

    The indictment of two Bear Stearns hedge fund managers for securities fraud is expected to be announced later on Thursday in connection with a fund tied to the subprime lending market, CNBC has learned.