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  • China Blocks Goldman Investment in Fuyao Glass Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 12:06 AM ET

    China's securities regulator has blocked a $119 million deal by Fuyao Group Glass Industries to sell a nearly 10 percent stake to an investment arm of Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs, Fuyao said on Monday.

  • Breathing Easier Thanks To The Clear Air Act Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 2:33 PM ET
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    Rep. Paul G. Rogers helped win passage of the Clean Air Act Extension of 1970, one of the nation's most important pieces of legislation and a major  environmental milestone.

  • More Energy On Energy Policy Needed In Washington Friday, 2 Nov 2007 | 2:31 PM ET
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    Former EPA boss turned business consultant  Christine Todd Whitman says we need national policies on energy and climate change and the lack of them is frustrating business, which wants "to do the right thing."

  • FCC OKs Cable Competition for Apartments Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 12:34 PM ET

    Federal regulators on Wednesday approved a rule that would ban exclusive agreements that cable television operators have with apartment buildings, opening up competition for other video providers that could eventually lead to lower prices.

  • A Bright Future In Corning Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Cramer expects this fiber-optic company to be glowing on the heels of an expected FCC ruling.

  • UK Supermarkets Bounce on Relief After Inquiry Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | 5:34 AM ET

    Britain's top supermarkets could be forced to sell land to encourage competition but the biggest, Tesco, is not in such a strong position that it stifles rivals, the UK's Competition Commission said on Wednesday.

  • Ex-CEO at Army's Body Armor Maker Arrested Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 5:10 PM ET

    Two former officers at a company that supplies body armor to the U.S. Army face charges they inflated the company's stock price and made nearly $200 million in the process.

  • BP to Pay $303 Million to Settle Propane Charges Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007 | 6:37 AM ET

    Oil major BP faces fines in excess of $300 million to settle civil and criminal probes related to market manipulation charges and a Texas refinery explosion that killed 15 workers in 2005.

  • Investors Warned Over Energy Stock Scams Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 2:06 PM ET

    A U.S. securities regulator Tuesday warned investors to be wary of scams touting huge potential profits from energy-related stocks, when the onlypeople likely to make money are those running the schemes.

  • Microsoft Will Comply with Antitrust Decision: EU Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 10:16 AM ET
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    Microsoft ended three years of resistance on Monday and finally agreed to comply with a landmark 2004 antitrust decision by the European Commission.

  • Huawei-3Com Deal Threatens US Security: Lawmakers Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | 9:41 PM ET
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    Eight U.S. lawmakers called on the Bush administration on Monday to block a proposed buyout of Massachusetts-based technology group 3Com saying a Chinese company's role in the $2.2billion transaction "threatens the national security of the United States."

  • Merck Wins FDA Approval for AIDS Drug Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 5:09 PM ET

    U.S. regulators approved a new AIDS treatment made by Merck, the first in a new class of drugs aimed at preventing replication of the virus, Merck said on Friday.

  • UK Hedge Funds Draw Up Code of Conduct Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 11:23 AM ET
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    Britain's hedge funds plan to draw up the first voluntary code of conduct of the industry to increase transparency and improve risk controls, hoping to fending off calls for increased regulation, a senior hedge fund official told CNBC Europe.

  • Hedge-Fund Executives Push for Voluntary Code Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 8:13 AM ET

    A group of leading hedge fund executives on Wednesday published recommendations for voluntary standards on governance and disclosure to address criticisms regarding the opaqueness of the fast-growing industry.

  • Supreme Court Hears Third-Party Investor Suit Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 1:42 PM ET

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing an case that some say may alter the landscape of investing. The outcome potentially could strengthen shareholder confidence -- or stifle investment markets.

  • Supreme Court Hears Landmark Investor Suit Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 10:25 AM ET

    On Oct. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that some say may open the flood gates to a tidal wave of investor lawsuits. Legal experts joined CNBC to debate both sides of the issue.

  • Bain Capital Agrees to Security Review of 3Com Buyout Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 2:28 AM ET
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    Bain Capital Partners said it will submit for a national security review its proposed $2.2 billion buyout of networking equipment maker 3Com Corp.

  • Australia Government Mulls Break-Up of Telstra Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 12:31 AM ET

    Telstra, Australia's largest telephone company, may be forced to split its network and retail business to break a deadlock over building a high-speed broadband network and to boostcompetition.

  • EU Executive Fines Visa $14.5 Million Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 6:28 AM ET

    The European Commission fined Visa 10.2 million euros ($14.45 million) on Wednesday for refusing to let Morgan Stanley join its payment card system in Britain.

  • NY Mayor Bloomberg Target of Identity Theft: DA Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 6:27 PM ET

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the victim of identity theft, according to the New York County District Attorney's office.