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  • $100 million for firm without offices, 1 agent? Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Companies overseeing millions of mortgage loans appear to be skirting new federal regulations and legal settlements intended to stop them profiteering at the expense of troubled homeowners.

  • SEC probes its own leak but can't find culprit Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White listens during a meeting at the Treasury Department in Washington.

    The SEC conducted a dragnet to determine who inside the agency allegedly leaked information about the JP Morgan "London Whale" settlement.

  • NEW YORK, July 31- Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails and other account information stored in a data center in Ireland to the U.S. government, a judge ruled on Thursday, in a case that has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission will make some changes to its rules for derivatives markets to make sure they continue to function well for non-financial companies, the new head of the agency said on Thursday.

  • RPT-FACTBOX-Google under European regulatory spotlight Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    July 30- Google Inc faces a variety of challenges from European Commission regulators, in contrast to its experience in the United States where the Internet search company has largely mitigated regulatory threats.

  • J&J withdraws fibroid treatment device from market Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Johnson& Johnson is asking surgeons not to use a line of devices for removing growths from the uterus amid regulators' growing concern that the electronic surgical tools raise the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of the body. The company cited an FDA meeting earlier this month that reinforced "the complexity of this issue."

  • FACTBOX-Google under European regulatory spotlight Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    July 30- Google Inc faces a variety of challenges from European Commission regulators, in contrast to its experience in the United States where the Internet search company has largely mitigated regulatory threats.

  • BRUSSELS/ SAN FRANCISCO, July 30- European regulators are preparing what could be a stern challenge to Google Inc's mobile software business in the coming months after a nearly four-year investigation into the company's Web search practices left rivals and European politicians dissatisfied.

  • Archer Daniels Midland settles EPA allegations Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Federal regulators say Archer Daniels Midland Co. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated Clean Water Act rules at facilities where it stored fuels and oil in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fed reform     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Rep. Bill Huizenga, (R-Mich.), discuss today's GDP data and his new Fed reform bill that addresses transparency and accountability in the Federal Reserve.

  • As scrutiny mounts, mortgage servicers push into lending Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 8:46 AM ET

    July 30- Mortgage servicers in the United States are evolving into the next big lenders, sidestepping regulatory scrutiny to win business in a gap left by the retreat of big banks from the home-loan market.

  • Wiping clean the safety records of truck companies Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:12 AM ET
    The accident scene after Kelly Linhart was struck.

    Experts say "chameleon" trucking companies, which re-register with the government to clear prior issues, are more likely to be in severe crashes.

  • Technology that could save you from a truck wreck Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Volvo truck equipped with safety technology.

    Truck companies are banking on the safety features of their vehicles as a selling point.

  • Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:24 AM ET

    LONDON— The CEO of Barclays said having provisions to claw back bankers' bonuses, as outlined by regulators on Wednesday, is a good idea in principle. Antony Jenkins told the BBC that such provisions are useful, though he was awaiting the details. Jenkins has made corporate responsibility a key pillar of his tenure at Barclays, Britain's second-biggest bank.

  • July 30- A federal grand jury for the Northern District of California charged PG&E Corp on Tuesday alleging it obstructed the investigation of the National Transportation Safety Board into the deadly San Bruno natural gas explosion in 2010..

  • Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:06 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH— More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants.

  • July 29- A federal grand jury for the Northern District of California charged PG&E Corp on Tuesday alleging it obstructed the investigation of the National Transportation Safety Board into the deadly San Bruno natural gas explosion in 2010..

  • Impax Labs shares slump after FDA inspection Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Impax Labs sank Tuesday after an FDA inspection uncovered potential problems at a facility where the company will make its experimental Parkinson's disease drug Rytary. Impax has been unable to get marketing approval for Rytary because of problems stemming from FDA inspections.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 29- The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • JPMorgan paying $650K to settle CFTC charges Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— JPMorgan Chase will pay $650,000 to settle charges by federal regulators that it filed inaccurate reports on the trading positions of some of its large customers.