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  • Too late for NY prosecution in securities meltdown Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 12:22 AM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.-- While New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleges massive fraud in mortgage-backed securities in a lawsuit filed this week, he's not criminally prosecuting anyone. The civil suit claims misconduct by Bear Stearns& Co. in 2006-2007 cost investors $22.5 billion in losses and left them holding an additional $30 billion in bad loans.

  • Bank Regulation Case Pits U.S. Against States Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009 | 10:56 AM ET

    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could change the way big banks are regulated.

  • Spitzer Is Back in D.C., This Time in Real Estate Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 6:20 AM ET

    Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is working as a commercial real estate investor and has bought an office building just a block from the site of the infamous encounter with a high-class prostitute that led to his downfall.

  • Spitzer Starting Distressed-Real-Estate Vulture Fund? Wednesday, 11 Jun 2008 | 4:55 AM ET

    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is looking at a number of options to possibly invest in distressed real estate, but does not yet have a formal plan, according to a source familiar with the matter.

  • The Sheriff of Wall Street 'Got His Comeuppance' Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 3:20 PM ET
    Eliot Spitzer

    Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation was cheered by some power brokers on Wall Street, who resented what they onsidered his heavy-handed and self-righteous ways.

  • Spitzer's Successor Is NY's First Black Governor Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET
    David Paterson

    With the resignation of Eliot Spitzer, Lt. Governor David A. Paterson will become New York's first African-American governor and the first-ever legally blind governor in U.S. history.

  • World's Oldest Profession Now Going High-Tech Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 11:26 AM ET

    The prostitution scandal involving New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lays bare some of the inner workings of modern-day sex work: text messaging to clock in the client, electronic fund transfers, a Web site featuring color photos, prices and rankings.

  • Spitzer Resigns as Governor Over Call-Girl Scandal Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | 9:31 AM ET
    Elliot Spitzer

    Eliot Spitzer resigned as governor of New York after being implicated in a prostitution ring. He  will be succeeded by Lt. Gov. David Paterson.

  • How Client 9 Got Caught Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 5:07 PM ET
    Eliot Spitzer

    The  criminal investigation that discovered Governor Eliot Spitzer's tryst began last year in a nondescript office building opposite a Dunkin’ Donuts on Long Island, according to law enforcement officials.

  • Spitzer's Successor Would Be NY's First Black Governor Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:52 PM ET
    David Paterson

    If Eliot Spitzer resigns, he would be succeeded by Lt. Governor David A. Paterson, who would become New York's first African-American governor and the first who is legally blind.

  • The Career of Eliot Spitzer Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    Eliot Spitzer took office as New York's governor on the first day of 2007, with a record margin of victory. But his first year as governor was rocky and his reform-based platform hit early roadblocks.

  • Legacy of a Crime Fighter Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Though Wall Street has been quick to judge the character failings of Gov. Eliot Spitzer following his alleged participation in a prostitution ring, the man’s record as a crime-fighter against Wall Street and Corporate America drew mixed reviews.

  • Spitzer, Now Isolated, Finds He Has Few Defenders Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 4:03 PM ET
    New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    With pressure mounting to resign over a call-girl scandal, Gov. Eliot Spitzer found himself with few friends and lots of powerful enemies, many of whom regard him as a bully.

  • SEC, CFTC Formalize Cooperation Agreement Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 1:56 PM ET

    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox said Tuesday that the SEC's agreement with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission brings the two regulatory bodies closer to integrating their responsibilities.

  • Spitzer Under Pressure to Quit Over Sex Case Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | 12:53 PM ET
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    New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer faces pressure to resign on Tuesday as well as questions about whether he will be prosecuted for any crime after a report linked him to a high-class prostitution ring.

  • Stop Trading!: Is Retail a Buy? Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 6:39 PM ET

    Depends on which direction you think the economy goes in 2008. Here's what Cramer said.

  • S&P Touches 19-Month Low Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 6:36 PM ET

    Stocks lost ground as oil reached another new high and Gov. Eliot Spitzer is accused in news reports of being involved with a prostitution ring. What's the word on the Street?

  • NY Gov. Spitzer Apologizes But Does Not Resign Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 6:19 PM ET
    New York State Gov. Eliot Spitzer is joined by his wife Silda as he makes a statement to reporters during a news conference Monday, March 10, 2008 in New York. Spitzer has apologized to his family and the public, but did not elaborate on a bombshell report that he was involved in a prostitution ring. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Gov. Eliot Spitzer, accused of being involved in a prostitution ring, apologized in a hastily called news conference but did not resign.

  • NY Governor Apologizes, Does Not Resign Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 2:43 PM ET
    Eliot Spitzer

    The New York Times reports that Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring.

  • Spitzer: Stimulus Plan a 'Waste' Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 6:48 PM ET

    It doesn't solve the real problem, the N.Y. governor said.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

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