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  • President Obama Comes to Wall Street Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 5:46 PM ET

    On Monday President Barack Obama will deliver a speech on Wall Street. What will he reveal?

  • Prior to the recession, major banks were hiding dubious assets off their balance sheets and stretching rules if not breaking them.  Now, banks are resiusiting efforts to improve those rules and increase transparency.

  • Lessons Learned (But The Hard Way) Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | 11:45 AM ET

    Failure to address the underlying weaknesses in the banking system and some shortcomings in the package of regulatory reforms for the financial sector could result in a crisis relapse in the next few years.

  • Trading Health Care In The Wake Of Obama's Speech Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 5:55 PM ET

    President Obama will attempt to reshape the bitter debate about health care reform. How will you know if his speech is a success?

  • Although Wednesday's market action appears bullish, technical analysts are starting to see a ‘head and shoulders' pattern emerging and that's worrisome.

  • Small Debit Card Purchases Equal Big Money for Banks Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    Banks and credit unions have long pitched debit cards as a convenient and prudent way to buy. But a growing number are now allowing consumers to exceed their balances — for a price.

  • 'Hillary: The Movie' Gets New Airing at High Court Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | 9:17 AM ET
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    "Hillary: The Movie" is returning to the Supreme Court for a limited engagement and with the chance to overhaul laws governing federal campaigns ranging from the White House to the halls of Congress.

  • Make Or Break Moment For Health Care Reform Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 5:45 PM ET

    Shares of Aetna, UnitedHealth and other HMO stocks fell on Tuesday as investors came to realize that healthcare reform is squarely back on the table.

  • David Einhorn

    A recent court ruling that forced two ratings companies to defend fraud claims is a "game-changer" for the industry, said David Einhorn, head of Greenlight Capital.

  • Roadblock to Preventing Future Failures and Bailouts Tuesday, 8 Sep 2009 | 1:00 PM ET
    Financial Crisis

    As we approach the anniversary of some of the most cataclysmic failures in our economic history, we appear to be in perhaps no better position to manage the failure of an investment bank, a hedge fund or an insurance company than we were before.

  • Is Obama Backing Away From A Public Option? Friday, 4 Sep 2009 | 5:45 PM ET

    HMO stocks could move next week after President Obama speaks about health care reform before a joint session of Congress.

  • Commodity ETF Implosion And Wall Street Overhaul Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 5:32 PM ET

    As Deutsche redeems shares of the DXO due to a “regulatory event” what happens with other ETFs? Find out from John Hyland of United States Commodity Funds

  • Tax Havens Face Global Crackdown: OECD Chief Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 4:50 PM ET

    A global crackdown on bank secrecy and offshore tax havens is gaining steam due to  the worldwide financial crisis, the head of the OECD told CNBC.

  • SEC Says It Botched 5 Madoff Probes, Despite Warnings Wednesday, 2 Sep 2009 | 3:46 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff mugshot

    The watchdog of the Securities and Exchange Commission has found that three agency exams and two investigations of Bernard Madoff's business were incompetent, despite ample warnings of the multibillion-dollar fraud.

  • Madoff SEC Report Ready, but Public Must Wait Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 8:28 PM ET

    Securities and Exchange Commission Inspector General David Kotz has issued his long-awaited report on how the agency missed the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

  • As Internet Turns 40, Barriers Threaten Its Growth Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 4:34 AM ET

    Goofy videos weren't on the minds of Len Kleinrock and his team at UCLA when they began tests 40 years ago on what would become the Internet. Neither was social networking, for that matter, nor were most of the other easy-to-use applications that have drawn more than a billion people online.

  • As More Banks Fail, Private Investors Gaining Favor Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | 5:18 PM ET

    With the toll of bank failures surging, regulators are expected Wednesday to ease rules they proposed only last month for private investors seeking to buy failed institutions.

  • Cash For Clunkers Outrage Monday, 24 Aug 2009 | 5:38 PM ET

    It seems the cash for clunkers deal may have hit a sour note. And CNBC’s Phil Lebeau is all over the surprising development.

  • More Europe Banks Identified in US Tax Probe: Report Wednesday, 19 Aug 2009 | 4:19 AM ET

    Nearly 10 more Swiss and other European banks holding wealthy US citizens accounts were identified using a tax-evasion amnesty program in the US, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site Wednesday.

  • The industry self-regulatory organization that was supposed to police the brokers at the Stanford Financial Group acknowledges it received a tip from an employee in 2003 that the company was running a Ponzi scheme, but did not follow up on it because of the agency's own policy.

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