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  • Tobias Case Settled Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 8:57 PM ET
    Seth Tobias - Hedge Fund Manager

    CNBC has learned the estate case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias has been settled, pending the approval of a Florida probate judge on Monday. Tobias, the founder of the Circle T Family of Funds and a frequent CNBC guest, was found dead in his swimming pool in the early morning hours of September 4. He was 44 years old.

  • UK Regulator Takes Aim at Short Sellers Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 3:51 AM ET

    Britain's financial watchdog said investors with significant short positions in companies issuing rights will have to disclose those positions, as it unveiled a review of the efficiency of the capital-raising process.

  • CSX Holders Violated Securities Laws, US Judge Says Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:55 PM ET
    CSX Railroad

    A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that two investment firms waging a proxy battle at railroad CSX violated securities law in acquiring large stakes in the rail company, but allowed them to continue their fight at the annual shareholder meeting.

  • US Top Court to Hear Philip Morris Damages Appeal Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    Altria's company offices in New York.

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear a Philip Morris USA appeal seeking to overturn a $79.5 million punitive damages award won by the widow of a longtime Oregon smoker.

  • Corrupt officials are raking off a sum equivalent to one third of Russia's annual budget, or $120 billion, a senior prosecutor was quoted as saying on Friday.

  • UBS Mulls Disclosing Rich Americans List Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 4:04 AM ET

    Under pressure from the authorities, UBS is considering whether to divulge the names of up to 20,000 of its well-heeled American clients, the NYT reports.

  • Silvia's Blog ... Trichet's Bunnies Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 7:55 PM ET

    Not an ENTIRELY serious blog about the ECB, monetary policy and Eurozone rate prospects. Correction: an entirely UNserious blog in vague connection with the ECB and no connection with monetary policy at all. Although... you never know. (And, sorry: no juicy tales about Playgirl of the Month being introduced to spice up ECB monthly reports, either.)

  • Broadcom Co-Founder Faces Drug, Fraud Charges Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:01 PM ET
    Henry Nicholas III

    Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted Thursday on fraud, conspiracy and drug charges—including allegations he spiked the drinks of technology executives and customer representatives with ecstasy and maintained a warehouse for ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine.

  • A Command Performance By McConnell Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 3:11 PM ET

    He hit all the right notes. Overtax. Overspend. Over-regulate. Central planning. Command-and-control of the U.S. economy. All in the name of a dubious global-warming theory.

  • Exclusive Interview: MLB.COM CEO Bob Bowman Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 12:49 PM ET
    Bob Bowman

    I just interviewed MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman about their loss in the fantasy baseball case, as the Supreme Court let stand the appeals court opinion that players names when tied to statistics are not subject to copyright law.

  • Grasso May Be Able to Keep $185 Million Award Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | 5:12 AM ET

    Richard A.  Grasso may be able to keep the staggering $185 million award that once made him a symbol of Wall Street greed — a package awarded to him by the A-list board members at the exchange who eventually fired him, the NYT reports.

  • Cigarette Packs May Go Plain in UK Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | 11:48 AM ET

    Plain packs a risk to UK cigarette profits-analysts British cigarette makers face a new and serious risk to their profits if the UK government rules that cigarettes should only be sold in plain packaging, undermining the power of brands, analysts said on Monday.

  • Ex-Credit Suisse Banker Gets 10 Years Jail Sentence Saturday, 31 May 2008 | 7:32 AM ET

    A former Credit Suisse investment banker convicted of leaking inside information about pending mergers was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge Friday.

  • John F. Marshall spent decades teaching at business schools and watching his students parlay his lessons into fortunes on Wall Street. But when he and another professor reached for some of those riches themselves, events took a startling turn, the authorities say.

  • Making Dollars And Sense Of Our Lives Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 11:33 AM ET

    Major life events present changes and challenges -- emotional, logistical, psychological – and, of course, financial ones.  And sometimes it is the last of that bunch that finds us unprepared and leaves us overwhelmed.  This need-to-know guide is meant to help.

  • Think Of It As A Merger Of Equals Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 10:50 AM ET

    Since financial issues are one of the leading causes of marital strife, it helps to think of the relationship as a merger and not an acquisitiion.  

  • Don't Leave Your Estate to Uncle Sam Thursday, 29 May 2008 | 10:41 AM ET

    Where there's a will, there's a way. The problem is: Not enough Americans have one and that's one life lesson you can't learn the hard way.  If you drop the ball on estate planning, Uncle Sam will do it for you.

  • Stocks Close Higher After Volatile Session Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 4:43 PM ET

    Stocks closed at their highs for the day after bouncing up and down throughout the session.

  • Police Question Former EADS Chief Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 6:49 AM ET

    Former EADS chief Noel Forgeard was detained in police custody for questioning on Wednesday as part of a probe into possible insider trading at the European aerospace giant, French police sources said.

  • This Bud's For You--And I Don't Mean Beer Friday, 23 May 2008 | 12:10 PM ET
    Marijuana

    It's generally believed that the number one product from California's number one industry isn't legal. Agriculture remains the Golden State's biggest business, and some believe marijuana is worth $14 billion. No one really knows for sure.

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