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  • Obama: Send Me Credit Card Law This Month Saturday, 9 May 2009 | 2:29 PM ET

    Putting himself on the side of fuming consumers, President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to send him legislation by Memorial Day that would put a tighter rein on the credit card industry.

  • Madoff Secretary: His Silence, Massage Parlors Wednesday, 6 May 2009 | 1:58 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    Bernard Madoff's longtime secretary says she believes the disgraced financier is not cooperating with authorities to protect others.

  • 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.

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

    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.

  • The author of the Credit Cardholder Bill of Rights tells us how the legislation will help, despite what the credit card industry has to say about it.

  • 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.

  • Credit Card Rage: Punished Because of the Economy?! Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 10:36 AM ET

    As Obama meets with top credit card execs, we debate why perfectly good credit users are being punished with higher rates and lower limits.

  • 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.

  • Piracy On The High Seas: An Inside Look Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 | 11:14 AM ET

    An in-depth look at what life is like in pirate territory, with CNBC's Erin Burnett reporting from Cairo, Egypt.

  • Stanford Asks Court To Release Funds for Defense Sunday, 19 Apr 2009 | 2:15 PM ET

    Accused fraudster Allen Stanford is asking a federal court to lift a freeze on $10 million of his assets to pay for his legal defense.

  • Stanford 'Intends to Fight' Civil Charges: Letter Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 4:34 PM ET

    Accused fraudster R. Allen Stanford "intends to fight" the civil charges against him, and is the victim of "unconstitutional" conduct by the federal government. Those words are in a letter to Stanford's employees—obtained by CNBC—written by Kathy Stoelker, the mother of Stanford's girlfriend.

  • Stanford Receiver Sues 66 Former Employees Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 2:29 AM ET

    The court-appointed receiver in the case of Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is suing 66 former employees of the firm, trying to recover $40 million dollars for victims of the alleged scam.

  • Madoff Victims Can Force Him Into Bankrutpcy: Judge Friday, 10 Apr 2009 | 4:54 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    A Manhattan judge has given investors a green light to go after Bernard Madoff's personal property by forcing the disgraced financier into bankruptcy.

  • Invest in Yourself: What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 11:23 AM ET

    The differences between incorporating and forming an LLC - and why it matters.

  • Law Student Suing Peter Madoff Has New Adversary Tuesday, 7 Apr 2009 | 9:35 PM ET

    The Long Island law student who is suing Bernie Madoff''s brother over the loss of his trust fund has a new and unlikely adversary: the bankruptcy trustee who is representing Bernie Madoff's creditors.

  • SEC to Consider About 4 Short Sale Proposals Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 10:13 PM ET

    U.S. securities regulators will consider about 4 proposals to restrict short selling, a type of investing blamed for accelerating the severe downturn in financial services stocks.

  • Job Center: The New Rules of Severance Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 8:24 PM ET

    The safety net provided by the corporate severance package is as crucial to many as ever, but it's in danger.

  • Contracts Now Seen as Being Rewritable Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 10:02 AM ET
    Contract

    The depth of the recession and the use of taxpayer dollars to bail out companies have made it politically acceptable for overseers to tinker with employment agreements.

  • Former Enron CEO Resentencing Is Set for July 30 Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 1:02 PM ET

    Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling will be resentenced July 30, after an appeals court earlier this year ruled his 24 year sentence was too harsh.