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  • Web Extra: How to Prepare a Will Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 3:11 PM ET

    NOT SEEN ON T.V.: It's one of the most important documents you will ever draw up. Here's how to make sure you do it right.

  • Bonus Restriction Bill Takes Gentler Approach Thursday, 26 Mar 2009 | 12:21 PM ET

    A House panel endorsed a gentler approach Thursday to trying to stop bailed-out financial institutions from giving their employees big bonuses, as lawmakers indicated they were willing to put down their pitch forks and partner with industry to salvage the economy.

  • Regulatory Reform Plan Calls for Increased Oversight Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | 11:33 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will unveil a four part plan to reform financial regulation when he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee Thursday.

  • Credit card swipe

    Key Democratic lawmakers are pushing legislation that would block creditors charging high interest rates on credit cards from collecting from consumers in bankruptcy proceedings.

  • House Reviews Rules for Retirement Investing Guidance Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | 1:32 PM ET

    Lawmakers took a hard look Tuesday at rules adopted in the final days of the Bush administration on how millions of Americans with 401(k) and individual retirement accounts get guidance on investing for retirement.

  • Opinion: In Defense Of The AIG Bonuses Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | 1:46 PM ET
    AIG

    Amidst the public outcry over compensation for AIG employees, some key facts have been obscured or overlooked. And the perspective of employees, including the AIG employees, seems to be missing from the discussion.

  • READ HERE: In personal pleas to the court, Bernard Madoff's victims ask for big jail time and his family stripped of everything.

  • Madoff To Remain In Jail As Bail Appeal Denied Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 12:28 PM ET

    Bernard Madoff lost his bid Friday to be released from jail until his June sentencing for Wall Street's largest ever investment fraud.

  • Madoff Lawyer Makes Case For Bail; Ruling Still to Come Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | 12:22 PM ET

    Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's lawyer has asked a federal appeals court to let his client stay out of prison until sentencing. The court said it will not rule immediately.

  • SEC Watchdog Faults Handling of Naked Short Complaints Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | 10:30 PM ET

    A new report from SEC Inspector General David Kotz says the agency is not doing enough to address complaints about abusive, "naked" short selling.

  • Stocks Barrel Higher as Techs Rally Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 4:51 PM ET

    After a rocky start, stocks barreled higher Tuesday fueled by a surge in techs and a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.  Even banks posted strong gains.

  • Citi Leads Dow; Tech Stocks Soar Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 3:17 PM ET

    Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday as investors were encouraged by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.

  • Stocks Advance but Banks Wobble Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 11:20 AM ET

    Stocks struggled at the open Tuesday as investors were encouragd by a report that showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February but banks wobbled.

  • Madoff Investors Getting Some Relief From IRS Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 10:42 AM ET

    The Internal Revenue Service is allowing tax relief and refunds for some investors who paid taxes on earnings from their investments with Bernard Madoff that turned out to be nonexistent.

  • Futures Jump After Housing Starts Surprise Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 8:54 AM ET

    Futures rebounded Tuesday after a report showed new home construction unexpectedly jumped in February.

  • Barclays Investigated for Alleged Tax Dodging Tuesday, 17 Mar 2009 | 6:56 AM ET

    Britain's tax office said Tuesday it is investigating claims by a whistleblower that Barclays, the country's third largest bank, has allegedly been planning to dodge taxes.

  • Monaco Backs Off Bank Secrecy Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | 4:51 AM ET

    Monaco succumbed to international pressure over the weekend, becoming the latest country to adopt international standards for banking openness and information-sharing at a time when the United States and its European allies in battling tax evaders face what could be years of negotiations before they are able to proclaim victory.

  • Stocks Log Best Week Since November Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 5:24 PM ET

    Stocks went four for four Friday in a dramatic win that delivered stocks their best week since November.

  • Juror Gets Caught Sending 'Tweets', Prompting Appeal Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 12:31 PM ET
    Twitter

    A building materials company and its owner have appealed a $12.6 million verdict against them, alleging that a juror was posting related messages on Twitter.com while hearing the case.

  • Stocks Retreat as Banks Turn Mixed Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 11:32 AM ET

    Stocks opened slightly higher Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.