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  • Senate passes bill on student-loan rates Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.

  • UK porn ban: No sex please, we're British Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.

  • Glaxo's China woes may extend to its drug research Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 6:31 AM ET

    Glaxo's problems may go beyond the sales practices that are currently at the center of a bribery and corruption scandal in China. They may extend to its Shanghai research and development center.

  • Will Steve A. Cohen face more serious charges? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:47 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil case against SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen is not that strong, two former SEC enforcement attorneys tell CNBC.

  • SAC Capital fires back against SEC allegations Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    SAC Capital gave its employees a rebuttal to government allegations that CEO Steven Cohen failed to take effective measures to prevent insider trading.

  • Senate to peek inside secretive bank commodity biz Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:38 PM ET
    The Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

    Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have become major merchants of metals and energy. Now a Senate panel is going to investigate whether this is dangerous for the American economy.

  • The case against the case against insider trading Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    A few days after SAC Capital's Steve Cohen gets snared in the SEC's insider trading net, the NetNet TV gang debates whether the war against insider trading is a mistake.

  • CFTC charges energy trading firm with 'spoofing' Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    An energy trading firm is being charged with manipulating markets through "spoofing," an increasingly frequent scheme in which false bids are submitted and then pulled back

  • Metals warehouses put on notice of possible probe Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 4:54 PM ET
    A worker at a factory operated by Alcoa.

    The U.S. commodities market regulator has put Wall Street banks and other big traders on notice for a possible investigation of their metals warehousing practices.

  • SEC charges city of Miami with fraud Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    Miami and its former budget director were charged with fraud by the SEC for allegedly making misleading statements and omissions in bond documents.

  • SEC wages battle against its own witness Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 12:21 PM ET
    Paolo Pellegrini's combative testimony was not what the S.E.C was looking for.

    The SEC had hoped to use testimony from Paolo Pellegrini to support its case against Fabrice Tourre, charged with defrauding investors, but Pellegrini testified the opposite.

  • E-cigarette's Wild West: A push before FDA rules Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET

    Makers of electronic cigarettes are enjoying a booming market as they keep an eye on the Food and Drug Administration, which is expected to release proposed regulations this fall.

  • CTFC adopts cross-border rules for swaps Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 5:57 PM ET
    Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    The CTFC voted Friday to allow U.S. banks operating overseas to be governed by foreign rules in some cases.

  • China Says Glaxo Executives Confess to Bribing Doctors Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:42 AM ET

    Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.

  • China Syndrome: Foreign crackdown no coincidence Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    China is using "concerted" probes of foreign baby formula, pharmaceutical and packaging companies to bolster domestic firms, according to observers.

  • Judge Says Apple Conspired to Raise Prices on E-Books Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:54 AM ET
    The Barnes & Noble Nook, left, and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.

    In a major ruling on e-commerce, a federal judge decides that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, and says a trial for damages will follow. Apple vows to appeal.

  • Congress Is Back, With a Full Bickering Agenda Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:58 PM ET

    Lawmakers returned to fights over presidential nominations, student loans and the farm bill, and to the question of whether they can pass immigration reform.

  • The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.

  • SEC to Lift Ban on Hedge-Fund Advertising Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 7:37 PM ET

    US securities regulators plan to meet next week to adopt rules that would lift a long-time ban prohibiting hedge funds and other firms from advertising.

  • Cramer: The Real Problem With the Economy Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:54 PM ET

    Here's the real problem with the economy, says CNBC's Jim Cramer. And it's a real punch in the gut.