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  • '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.

  • Cuomo Subpoenas Merrill Top Earners Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 9:33 PM ET
    Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to seven top executives at Merrill Lynch -- executives who earned more than $200 million last year, according to sources familiar with the investigation. 

  • The Stimulus' Hidden Winners Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 11:42 AM ET

    Everyone knows that construction companies are profiting from the stimulus bill, but tech firms are cashing in, too.

  • Citi Deal Unfair to Retail Investors: Shareholder Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 9:10 AM ET

    Citigroup's recent arrangement for converting some of the government’s preference shares into ordinary shares causes a significant loss to the retail investor, Citigroup shareholder Victor Filatov, former president of Capula Investment Management, told CNBC.

  • Copyright Challenge for Sites That Excerpt Monday, 2 Mar 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    Some media executives are growing concerned that the increasingly popular curators of the Web that are taking large pieces of the original work — a practice sometimes called scraping — are shaving away potential readers and profiting from the content, the New York Times reports.

  • A Short Course On The Unemployment Line Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 2:55 PM ET

    For many Americans, the current recession is their first brush with unemployment. The newly jobless face a host of questions over how to navigate a system of unemployment insurance benefits.

  • Tax Suspicions Grow on Swiss Accounts Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 7:00 AM ET
    UBS

    Federal authorities suspect the scandal over Americans’ secret offshore accounts at UBS, the big Swiss bank, runs far deeper than they believed only a week ago.

  • The special Town Hall event isn't over. Click through for the questions and answers you didn’t see on T.V.

  • Homeownership: Privilege or Right? Sheila Bair Responds Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 9:46 PM ET

    Also, how we need to acknowledge the mistakes of the past and make sure we don't repeat them in the future.

  • Rich Americans Sue UBS to Keep Names Secret Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 9:00 AM ET

    UBS was sued on Tuesday in a Swiss federal court by wealthy American clients seeking to prevent the disclosure of their identities as part of a tax-evasion investigation by the United States Justice Department.

  • FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair Biography Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 1:15 PM ET

    Find out more about one of the most important figures in today's economic environment.

  • Don't miss the chance to ask questions and get answers directly from FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair.

  • Judge Recuses Himself From Stanford Case Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 5:54 PM ET

    The judge in the SEC's civil suit against Stanford Financial has recused himself after determining that "a person within the third degree of relationship" to him has "substantial holdings" managed by one of Stanford's companies.

  • Stocks Drop, But Dow Escapes 10-Year Low Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks started to claw back in the final hours of trading Friday after fears of nationalization smacked banks and sent the Dow to its lowest point in more than 10 years.

  • Madoff Trustee: No Securities Bought in 13 Years Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 12:08 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    The trustee in charge of untangling the mess brought on by the Bernard Madoff scandal told investors Friday there was no indication the disgraced financier bought securities for his clients.

  • Futures Pare Losses After CPI; Banks Sink Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 9:20 AM ET

    Stock index futures pointed to a weak open Friday with banks set to take a hammering on growing fears of nationalization for Citigroup and Bank of America.

  • SEC Uncovers Ponzi Scheme Targeting Deaf Investors Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 2:45 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order halting an alleged Ponzi scheme by Hawaii-based Billions Coupons and its CEO Marvin R. Cooper that was targeting members of the Deaf community in the U.S. and Japan.

  • Alleged Swindler Nadel To Stay Behind Bars Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:22 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Arthur Nadel, the Florida money manager who briefly went missing last month after the six hedge funds he ran collapsed in an alleged "mini-Madoff" scheme, will remain behind bars at least awhile longer.

  • The Stimulus Bill: What’s In It For You Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:58 AM ET
    Stimulus Package

    The New York Times reports on some of the biggest provisions in the stimulus bill - the ones that will hit you directly in the wallet.