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  • Former Beneficial CEO Tied to Massive Tax Probe Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 10:45 AM ET
    Finn M. W. Caspersen

    No one can know exactly what Finn M. W. Caspersen, a prominent philanthropist and the heir to the Beneficial Corporation fortune, was thinking when he decided to take his life on Labor Day.  But he apparently harbored a secret: He was suspected of dodging many millions in federal taxes.

  • Tougher Financial Rules Not that Urgent After All Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | 4:08 AM ET
    Wall Street

    The rule book for Wall Street may not change that much after all.

  • Increase Regulation Of Derivatives? Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 6:27 PM ET

    Among the many changes sparked by the Wall Street crisis, none seems more galvanizing that the call to regulate derivatives.

  • Will Pot TV Show Bring 'High' Ratings? Tuesday, 15 Sep 2009 | 10:26 AM ET
    Marijuana

    Tips for cultivating marijuana. Testimonials by patients about its medical benefits. Cannabis cooking lessons. Even citations for award-winning strains of pot. Viewers here can now watch, every week, what amounts to a pro-weed news program.

  • Trading The Globe: How Far Will China Go? Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 5:35 PM ET

    The Street is awash with chatter about a potential trade war following a White House tariff on tires imported from China.

  • Barney Frank

    Congress will enact changes in financial regulation that will be "fair" and "pro-market," Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.) told CNBC Monday.

  • Market Tips: Lessons Learned from Lehman Collapse Monday, 14 Sep 2009 | 5:06 AM ET
    This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    One year on from the collapse of Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers, and the financial turmoil that quickly followed, investors looked back and considered what lessons had been learned and whether the problems were really solved.

  • The Federal Reserve must guard against excessive behavior in the financial industry to avoid another financial crisis, Stephen Roach, chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, said Monday.

  • 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