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  • Jamie Dimon

    Ten of JP Morgan & Chase's largest investors meet with CEO Jamie Dimon on Wednesday amid concerns of financial regulation and whether the company would  consider buying back stock or raising its dividend.

  • In E. Coli Fight, Some Strains Are Largely Ignored Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 11:01 AM ET
    E. Coli

    Although the federal government and the beef and produce industries have known about the risk posed by these other dangerous strains of E. coli for years, regulators have taken few concrete steps to directly address it or even measure the scope of the problem.

  • Lehman Brothers Sues JPMorgan to Recover Lost Collateral Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 6:43 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy estate has filed a lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase executives, including CEO and president Jaime Dimon, alleging that JP Morgan illegally siphoned billions of dollars from Lehman in its last days before the bank filed for bankruptcy.

  • Highest Profile Goldman Sachs Alums Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 2:52 PM ET
    Goldman Sachs alums have an extensive history of being closely tied to Washington politics. From Sidney Weinberg in 1907 to Hank Paulson's central role during the 2008 financial crisis, Goldman alums have been deeply involved in government affairs. When the firm's success is correlated with influential positions of its alumni, conspiracy theorists speculate that there is a deep-seeded - or even corrupt - connection between the government and the elite Wall Street firm. On the other hand, Goldman

    So, who are the most influential Goldman Sachs alums linked to Washington DC and beyond? Click to find out!

  • American Businesses Hoping to Cash In On Cuba Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 1:03 PM ET
    The Cuban flag flying in Park Central in Havana.

    American industries of all kinds—from travel and telecom to construction and energy—would be poised to profit if the 52-year trade embargo with Cuba were lifted. Among the first businesses to cash in would be those involved with tourism, most experts agree.

  • Want to Become a US Citizen? Money Talks Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:59 AM ET

    A little known program allows foreigners to invest in U.S. businesses and create jobs in exchange for a green card. Think of it as "immigration through investment". Foreigners can apply for it by proving they'll pour $1 million into a U.S. company.

  • Four Ways to a Better Finance Bill Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:31 AM ET

    As the House and Senate begin merging their separate bills into a single bill, they still have a chance to make some important improvements. Here are four issues to watch in coming  weeks. The NYT explains.

  • Frank Names Democratic Candidates for Bank Bill Conferees Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 8:00 AM ET

    The list of House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank includes six subcommittee chairs and Joint Economic Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney.

  • Credit Card Database Is Heroic, and Mystifying Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 11:30 AM ET
    credit cards

    The Federal Reserve on Monday introduced an online database listing the terms and conditions of more than 300 credit card issuers to help consumers find a card that best suits their personal finance needs. The NYT reports.

  • Who's Doing Business with Cuba, Despite Embargo Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 9:35 AM ET
    Women carrying Cuban flag through Havana streets.

    Despite an economic embargo against Cuba that has existed for a half century, Americans and citizens of US allies routinely conduct business with the country, including trade and tourism.

  • Fund Managers Bracing for Higher Taxes Monday, 24 May 2010 | 3:34 PM ET

    It was a midday “throw-down,” or shouting match, between two lawyers at opposite ends of the carried-interest debate, as they gave their views on CNBC Monday.

  • Study Points to Health Law’s Penalties Monday, 24 May 2010 | 10:53 AM ET
    doctor

    About one-third of employers subject to major requirements of the new health care law may face tax penalties because they offer health insurance that could be considered unaffordable to some employees, the New York Times reports.

  • Landmark Overhauls May Not Help Democrats at Polls Monday, 24 May 2010 | 9:39 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Anxious and angry, Americans are not in a congratulatory mood. That's bad news for President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies.

  • Traders Anxious Over Euro and Financial Reform Friday, 21 May 2010 | 1:11 PM ET

    Dread of potential new financial regulations and late-week risk-trimming raised the anxiety among U.S. traders on Friday, said Wall Street traders and analysts.

  • BP Cheered in California, While Gulf Oil Spill Spreads Thursday, 20 May 2010 | 7:31 PM ET
    Sea Otters presented by BP

    On the same day the Gulf of Mexico oil slick contined to spread—while lawmakers were feeding the public live video of the catastrophe—the oil giant BP responsible for one of the country’s worst environmental disasters was lauded as a hero.

  • The Senate Thursday voted in favor of ending debate on a sweeping packaging of financial reforms, clearing the way for a final vote on whether to approve the legislation as early as Friday.

  • Sources say there are the 60 votes necessary to end debate on a sweeping packaging of reforms, setting up a final vote on whether to approve the legislation in the days ahead.

  • Reid Hopes to Wrap Up Bank Reform Debate Thursday Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

    U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he hopes to hold another vote on Thursday on wrapping up debate on a Wall Street reform bill.

  • Coming This Fall: A New Tea-Party Senate Nucleus Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 4:25 PM ET
    Rand Paul

    After last night’s primary elections, a pipedream came to me: A new tea-party center is forming in the Republican Senate caucus

  • Final Senate Vote On Financial Reform Likely Thursday Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 2:12 PM ET

    Senate Democrats are close to holding a final vote on a major financial reform bill but disagreement over a few controversial measures threatens to drag the process into next week.