• Enron's Skilling Files Appeal for 2006 Conviction Monday, 11 May 2009 | 4:12 PM ET
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is appealing his 2006 conviction to the Supreme Court.  In a 50-page petition filed Monday afternoon, Skilling's attorneys argue the conviction should be overturned because he did not put his own interest above Enron's as the government claimed, and because the Houston jury that convicted him was prejudiced by "pervasive media coverage."

  • Fixing Wall Street Friday, 8 May 2009 | 6:13 PM ET

    Long term banks must change their behavior or they’ll be right back where they are now. And Stifel Financial CEO Ron Kruszewski has some ideas.

  • Businessman

    As the government pours billions of dollars into the struggling U.S. banking system, it's  apparently coming up with another type of rescue—jobs for financial professionals..

  • Over the past month or so the financial sector has surged about 35% higher. Did the stress tests end the financial crisis?

  • Taxing Those With Insurance to Pay for Those Without Friday, 8 May 2009 | 10:43 AM ET
    Uncle Sam taking money out of your wallet

    It is an alluring way to pay for the ambitious plan to expand health coverage to the nearly 50 million people who are now uninsured. Simply put, the government would tax the people who already have the most expensive health benefits, as provided by their employers.

  • Resignation Stuns The Street Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 6:27 PM ET

    While sifting through the results of the stress tests, the traders were stunned by a piece of breaking news.

  • New Effort Reopens a Medical Minefield Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 10:52 AM ET

    The Obama administration plans to spend $1.1 billion over the next few years on comparative studies to determine the effectiveness of competing treatments for common conditions like back pain, heart disease and prostate cancer.

  • Dr. Doom: Stress Tests 'Aren't Stressful Enough' Thursday, 7 May 2009 | 4:38 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman at RGE Monitor, also known as Dr. Doom, feels the tests aren't stressful enough as the actual economic data are far worse than the worst case scenario.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Stress Test Latest Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 6:40 PM ET

    CNBC’s Mary Thompson reveals the very latest details on the stress tests.

  • Congress Takes Up 'Too-Big-To-Fail' Overhaul Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 7:52 AM ET

    While Wall Street obsesses over stress tests, Congress is moving on to the next hot-bottom issue—new authority over big financial firms.

  • Ross: Obama's Tax Changes Are a 'Huge Mistake' Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 12:16 AM ET

    Wilbur Ross, chairman & CEO WL Ross & Co., says President Obama's proposed tax changes that target U.S.-based global companies, will be a huge mistake, as they will hurt U.S. corporations dependent on overseas growth and sales.

  • While Wall Street obsesses over stress tests, Congress is moving on to the next hot-bottom issue—new authority over big financial firms.

  • Allen Stanford Attempts to Surrender in Texas Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 10:58 PM ET

    Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire facing civil fraud charges, attempted to turn himself in at the federal courthouse in Houston on Thursday, but was turned away because there is no warrant for his arrest, his lawyer said.

  • Bank Regulation Case Pits U.S. Against States Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 10:56 AM ET

    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could change the way big banks are regulated.

  • First 100 Days: Wall Street’s Tidal Wave Of Change Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 6:16 PM ET

    Few things have dominated the headlines like Barack Obama's agenda to fix America’s banks. Hopefully you can swim because we’re looking at a tidal wave of change.

  • Court Freezes Assets of Pang, Companies Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 11:56 PM ET

    Federal regulators have won a court order freezing the assets of financier Danny Pang, whom they accuse of defrauding investors of hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • Madoff Investors Ordered to Return False Profits Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 2:21 PM ET
    Bernard Madoff

    The trustee unraveling Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is threatening legal action to recover $735 million from investors who unwittingly made money off the swindle.

  • Mortgage

    Banks have made it difficult for Congress to help homeowners negotiate lower monthly payments on mortgages and prevent higher credit card fees and interest rates.

  • Regulators Detail Proposed Credit Card Rule Changes Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 3:44 PM ET
    Credit card swipe

    Federal regulators on Tuesday proposed some clarifications to sweeping new rules designed to shield consumers from unfair credit card practices.

  • Treasury Must Boost TARP Transparency, Safeguards Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 1:38 AM ET
    Treasury Building

    Taxpayers are increasingly exposed to losses, and the government is more vulnerable to fraud, under initiatives that have created a federal bank bailout program of "unprecedented scope," a government report finds.