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  • JPMorgan Makes Offers to 6,000 Bear Stearns Staff Monday, 12 May 2008 | 5:52 PM ET

    JPMorgan, acquiring rival investment bank Bear Stearns amid one of the worst market slumps ever, so far has extended jobs to about 6,000 out of Bear's nearly 14,000 employees, a person familiar with the situation said on Monday.

  • Subprime Mortgage Collapse Under Federal Probe Monday, 5 May 2008 | 5:42 AM ET
    Fed Cut and Mortgage

    Federal prosecutors in New York have formed a task force together with other government agencies to examine the collapse of the market for risky home loans, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn said Monday.

  • EEOC Closes SAC Capital Female Sex Hormone Case Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | 12:44 PM ET

    The Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has decided to close its investigation into charges made by a former junior trader at SAC Capital alleging that his supervisor had sexually assaulted him and forced him to take female hormones.

  • Mad Mail: Cramer Takes on Short Selling Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    It's time the SEC took its role as rule enforcer seriously, he says.

  • Short-Seller Charged with Lying about ADS Acquisition Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    U.S. securities regulators said on Thursday they filed a settled complaint against a Wall Street trader accused of intentionally spreading false rumors about the planned acquisition of Alliance Data Systems while selling the stock short.

  • US Regulators to Settle with Ex-Fannie Executives Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 10:23 PM ET

    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.

  • As You Like It Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 3:41 AM ET

    ... Burlesque in one Act by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

  • Mad Mail: More on the Uptick Rule Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 7:17 PM ET

    Plus, two very different takes on Wednesday's interview with Sen. Hillary Clinton and more.

  • Winners Since Bear Stearns / JP Morgan Deal Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 8:40 AM ET

    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.

  • This Rally Is Temporary Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    As long as there's no "uptick" rule, that is. Cramer's crusade continues.

  • Skilling to Appeal 'Egregious' Enron Prosecution Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 12:33 PM ET
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    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.

  • Biovail and Execs Slapped with Fraud Charges Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 11:41 AM ET

    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.

  • Blame the Bear Raids Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 8:42 PM ET

    Unregulated short-selling is killing this market, Cramer says. Here's why.

  • Fidelity anti-money laundering unit probed? Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 9:56 AM ET

    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.

  • SEC, CFTC Formalize Cooperation Agreement Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 1:56 PM ET

    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.

  • AIG's Debt Problems Could Land CEO In Hot Water Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 5:30 PM ET

    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.

  • AIG Says Risky Debt Portfolio Worth Billions Less Monday, 11 Feb 2008 | 3:23 PM ET

    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.

  • U.S. Probes Stock Sales By SocGen Board Member Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 2:13 PM ET

    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.

  • Bush Pushes Congress on Stimulus Package Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | 5:19 PM ET

    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.