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  • 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.

  • Futures Indicate Rally Will Continue Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 8:41 AM ET

    Futures pointed to a fourth straight session of gains Friday amid some much-needed good news from banks.

  • Cuomo Seeks to Tie Bonuses to Performance: Report Friday, 13 Mar 2009 | 5:55 AM ET

    New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, Rep. Barney Frank and other lawmakers are discussing a plan to link executive pay to the long-term performance of companies, the Wall Street Journal said.

  • Madoff's Victims: What They Say About Swindler Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 3:52 PM ET

    Bernard Madoff pled guilty to eleven charges stemming from his alleged $64 billion Ponzi scheme today. His victims were given a chance to speak in court, though some did not in spite of their lingering questions.

  • Bernard Madoff's Statement to the Court Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 2:44 PM ET

    Here is the text of Bernard Madoff's prepared plea allocution statement, delivered Thursday in U.S. District Court in New York

  • Union Debate Could Put Wal-Mart Rally on Strike Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | 12:41 PM ET

    Citi analyst Deborah Weinswig downgrades Wal-Mart shares to hold from buy, citing fears that proposed legislation intended to make it easier for employees to unionize will boost Wal-Mart's labor costs and hurt its ability to compete.

  • 'Swiss Gigolo' Gets 6 Years in BMW Heiress Case Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 1:07 PM ET
    Helg Sgarbi

    A man dubbed "the Swiss gigolo" by the German media was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for defrauding Germany's richest woman of $9 million (euro 7 million) and attempting to blackmail her for tens of millions more.

  • Judge Throws Out Long-Running Enron Case Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 11:33 AM ET

    A long-running lawsuit brought by Enron investors against three financial firms over their dealings with the collapsed energy trader has been dismissed by a federal judge in Houston.