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  • Investors Warned Over Energy Stock Scams Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 2:06 PM ET

    A U.S. securities regulator Tuesday warned investors to be wary of scams touting huge potential profits from energy-related stocks, when the onlypeople likely to make money are those running the schemes.

  • EU Extends Google/DoubleClick Inquiry Monday, 22 Oct 2007 | 8:11 AM ET

    The European Commission on Monday extended the deadline for its inquiry into Google's proposed purchase of rival DoubleClick to Nov. 13 from Oct. 26.

  • Tobias Aide: Hedge Fund Manager Was Murdered Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 1:41 PM ET

    An assistant to hedge fund manager Seth Tobias, who died suddenly last month at age 44, told CNBC he has evidence that Tobias was murdered.

  • House Bill to End Private-Tax Collection Program Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | 6:38 AM ET

    House Democrats on Wednesday pushed through legislation to end a program that turns over smaller-scale tax deadbeat cases to private collection agencies.

  • Supreme Court Hears Third-Party Investor Suit Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 1:42 PM ET

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing an case that some say may alter the landscape of investing. The outcome potentially could strengthen shareholder confidence -- or stifle investment markets.

  • Steven G. Schulman was charged in Los Angeles as part of a seven-year investigation into allegations that kickbacks were paid to people who agreed to be plaintiffs in class-action suits.

  • Supreme Court Hears Landmark Investor Suit Tuesday, 9 Oct 2007 | 10:25 AM ET

    On Oct. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that some say may open the flood gates to a tidal wave of investor lawsuits. Legal experts joined CNBC to debate both sides of the issue.

  • Intel Seeking More Time on Antitrust Reply: EU Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 5:59 AM ET

    U.S. chipmaker Intel has asked for more time to respond to antitrust charges filed by the European Commission, an official at the European Union's executive arm said on Monday.

  • Music Industry Wins Victory But At What Cost? Sunday, 7 Oct 2007 | 9:36 AM ET

    The Recording Industry Association of America won a big victory--the first of 26,000 music file sharing copyright infringement suits settled in their favor. The amount of the settlement: $222,000. Considering that 10,000 of the suits have settled for less than $5,000 this is a good thing.

  • House Passes Tax Relief to Those Facing Foreclosure Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 5:39 AM ET

    The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation providing tax relief to homeowners facing a foreclosure.

  • Music Industry Wins Song-Download Case Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 5:01 AM ET

    A U.S. jury has handed a victory to the music recording industry, which had claimed a Minnesota woman infringed song copyrights by using online media to illegally download and distribute music, according to court documents.

  • A bankruptcy judge on Wednesday gave Interstate Bakeries and its largest union 30 more days to either work out their differences or develop plans for the company's future, including a possible sale.

  • Who's Jordan Belfort? I'll Tell You Exactly Who He Is Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 11:38 AM ET
    Jordan Belfort

    Jordan Belfort is the biggest Wall Street crook you've never heard of. He was the king of funny business (not in the ha-ha way) during the bull market of the '90s, nicknamed "The Wolf of Wall Street." I profile Belfort on "Business Nation" this month, and you'll learn how he created a brokerage called Stratton Oakmont which functioned like a cult.

  • Paris Prosecutors Get EADS Insider Probe Report Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 10:02 AM ET

    European aerospace group EADS and its shareholders were engulfed in a deepening controversy on Wednesday as the prosecutor's office confirmed it had received a report on insider share trading from French regulators.

  • Judge Allows Blind Class Action Against Target Web Site Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 5:39 AM ET

    A federal judge in California certified a class action lawsuit against Target brought by plaintiffs claiming the discount retailer's Web site is inaccessible to the blind, according to court documents.

  • NY Mayor Bloomberg Target of Identity Theft: DA Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 6:27 PM ET

    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was the victim of identity theft, according to the New York County District Attorney's office.

  • Texas Oilman Pleads Guilty in Oil-for-Food Scandal Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 11:24 AM ET
    Oscar Wyatt

    Texas oilman Oscar Wyatt pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, one of five counts against him for his role in the U.N. oil-for-food scandal.

  • High Court Rejects Tobacco Industry Appeal Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 10:39 AM ET

    The Supreme Court Monday rejected a tobacco industry appeal on two issues in a Florida class-action case that has already resulted in a $145 billion punitive award against the cigarette makers being overturned.

  • EU Opens Formal Proceedings Against Qualcomm Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 7:46 AM ET

    The European Commission said on Monday it had decided to open formal anti-trust proceedings against Qualcomm over the U.S. company's patent licensing rates for third-generation mobile telephones.

  • Jets Fan Sues Patriots for $184 Million Sunday, 30 Sep 2007 | 12:51 PM ET

    A New York Jets season-ticket holder filed a class-action lawsuit Friday against the New England Patriots and coach Bill Belichick for "deceiving customers."

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