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U.S. federal regulators will announce a settlement on Friday with former Fannie Mae executives over their alleged roles in a 2004 multibillion-dollar accounting scandal, a person familiar with the settlement said on Thursday.
... Burlesque in one Act by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
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With today's hearings in Washington on the JP Morgan Chase buyout of Bear Stearns, here is a look at how the Financials and Home Builders have faired since their close the Friday before the deal was announced.
As long as there's no "uptick" rule, that is. Cramer's crusade continues.
Attorneys for former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling will argue Wednesday that his 2006 conviction should be overturned because of “shocking” and “egregious” misconduct by prosecutors.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Canada's Biovail, two current senior executives and former Chief Executive Eugene Melnyk with engaging in a number of fraudulent accounting schemes, the agency said on Monday.
Unregulated short-selling is killing this market, Cramer says. Here's why.
A federal grand jury and the Securities and Exchange Commission have been investigating the anti-money laundering practices of Fidelity Investments, according to a report in the Boston Business Journal.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday that the SEC's agreement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission brings the two regulatory bodies closer to integrating their responsibilities.
The disclosure that losses from risky debt may be billions of dollars more than previously reported could eventually put CEO Martin Sullivan's job in jeopardy, people within the company told CNBC.
American International Group, the world's largest insurer, disclosed that the value of some of its risky debt portfolio plunged by $5.96 billion, not $1.6 billion as reported earlier.
The U.S. is looking into stock sales by a member of French bank Societe Generale's board shortly before the bank announced billions of dollars in losses by a single trader.
In what I would describe as a pretty extraordinary filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Schering-Plough is putting in black and white the date and time that senior level executives were informed about the results of the controversial ENHANCE study of the cholesterol drug Vytorin.
President Bush urged Congress on Friday to quickly pass an economic stimulus package void of extraneous spending, saying only quick action will kickstart the sputtering economy. "I strongly believe it would be a mistake to delay or derail this bill," Bush said.
Why aren't the feds getting more involved in the whole banking sector writedown situation – especially since the numbers are likely to get worse?Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Finance company GMAC said it expects its struggling Residential Capital mortgage unit will have met its financial covenants at the end of 2007 and that GMAC itself remains adequately capitalized.
The Supreme Court upheld a ruling that investors cannot sue third parties such as banks and accounts in cases of securities fraud.
The office of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said it launched a formal investigation into Intel to determine whether the world's biggest chipmaker violated state and U.S. antitrust laws to squeeze out its rival, Applied Micro Devices.
Former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg said that a group he represents currently does not intend to solicit proxies from AIG shareholders, buy more AIG shares, or initiate a tender offer for the company.