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  • Employees line up for a Walmart meeting.

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s tossing out of a massive class-action sex-discrimination suit against Wal-Mart was a “huge victory” with broad consequences, the retailer’s lead counsel Ted Boutrous told Larry Kudlow Monday.

  • The Wal-Mart Victory Effect Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 5:51 PM ET
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    The Wal-Mart victory handed down by the Supremes today is a great win for all business, and a huge defeat for frivolous class-action lawsuits.

  • Ex-Expert Network Consultant Guilty of Fraud Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 11:14 AM ET
    Ex-Expert Network Consultant Guilty of Fraud

    Winifred Jiau is found guilty of securities fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Allen Stanford

    The court-appointed receiver who is recovering assets for investors in Allen Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme is demanding that Libya's sovereign wealth funds return millions of dollars they somehow managed to withdraw just before the firm blew up in 2009, CNBC has learned.

  • Suspicious Pre-Deal Trades Fall Sharply Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 1:11 AM ET
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    The level of suspicious trading ahead of UK mergers and acquisitions fell sharply last year to 21 percent, the lowest level since 2003, as regulators around the world intensified efforts to combat insider trading, the FT reported.

  • Goldman Sachs

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining whether an offer of $50 million from Goldman Sachs to Libya's sovereign wealth fund may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Third Madoff Auction Nets $500,000 Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 12:17 PM ET
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    The third auction of Bernie and Ruth Madoff's personal items brought in a hefty half a million dollars that will distributed to victims of Madoff's Ponzi scheme.

  • Gavel

    The Supreme Court made it easier for investors to pursue securities-fraud suits today when it ruled against Halliburton Co. and overturned a lower-court's decision.

  • Supreme Court Sides With Roche in Patent Battle Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    Supreme Court Sides With Roche in Patent Battle

    The Supreme Court sides with Roche in a patent battle with Stanford University, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Ex-IMF Leader Pleads Not Guilty to Sex Assault Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 9:33 AM ET

    Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has pleaded not guilty to trying to rape a maid at a New York City hotel.

  • A Trader, an F.B.I. Witness, and Then a Suicide Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:10 AM ET
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    the New York Times reports.

  • Facebook, Zuckerberg Say Ownership Contract Forged Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
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    An alleged contract and emails that a New York man says entitle him to a huge stake in Facebook are forgeries, the online social network's founder Mark Zuckerberg said.

  • We've Fixed Wall St, Now Fix Main St: Author Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 7:28 AM ET

    The US government needs to focus on small business lending rather than Wall Street, the author of a new book about Goldman Sachs told CNBC Thursday.

  • Oracle CEO Settles Longstanding Lawsuit Over Trees Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 12:59 PM ET
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    Oracle CEO and Founder Larry Ellison has settled his longstanding lawsuit…over trees.

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    They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but independent artist Stevie Koerner, who quit her job to be a full time jeweler, is not flattered at all. The Chicago artist took to the Web to express her displeasure with the fact that retailer Urban Outfitters had copied her line of necklaces.

  • Ex-Husband Scammed by Madoff Wants Wife to Pay Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 5:23 AM ET
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    After 33 years of marriage, Steven Simkin and Laura Blank divorced in 2006. They agreed to split their considerable wealth equally. More than two years later, Ms. Blank received a voicemail message that stunned her: Mr. Simkin wanted to revise their settlement. She refused, and he sued,  the New York Times reports.

  • Commentary: The Nature of Investors Has Changed Friday, 27 May 2011 | 1:39 AM ET
    A commodities trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    If in doubt, blame speculators. That has been the popular political mantra in recent years whenever commodity and energy prices have soared. And events have now poured more fuel on the fire., according to the FT.

  • Will London Become the Divorce Capital of the World? Friday, 27 May 2011 | 1:19 AM ET
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    In an era where divorce tourism is becoming increasingly common, with the globe-trotting super-wealthy trying to split up wherever will give them the best deal, London has the potential to become the divorce capital of the world.

  • 'Greece Has to Deliver': France's Lagarde Monday, 23 May 2011 | 11:49 AM ET
    French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is considered the top contender to replace Strauss-Kahn as IMF chief.

    Greece must avoid debt restructuring and implement the austerity measures it has promised to introduce in order to shrink its budget deficit, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde told CNBC on Monday.

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in court.

    The IMF said Friday it had put out incorrect information a day earlier about the pension benefits it will pay former managing director Dominique Strauss Kahn.