• BofA Inks $1.7 Billion Settlement With MBIA     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:09 PM ET

    Bank of America's settlement with MBIA may be a turning point for the company and its investors, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. Benjamin Lawsky, NY's Dept. of Financial Services superintendent, weighs in.

  • Trader work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks finished narrowly mixed Monday as trading was largely muted with no major economic news on tap and as investors hesitated to jump in after the recent rally, but the S&P 500 rose to touch a fresh all-time high.

  • Whoa! Traders 'Trash' Talk Stocks Leading the Rally Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    The bull market's latest run may have some cheering but traders say some of the stocks leading it are questionable -- a sign that a pullback could be ahead.

  • Ackman Fears Regulators Would Miss Herbalife Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:56 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Hedge fund manager William Ackman, who has called nutritional supplements company Herbalife a pyramid scheme, said the biggest risk in shorting the company was whether regulators would take time to focus on the matter.

  • You just knew it was the zombies, didn't you? Countrywide's Angelo Mozilo says zombie homeowners were to blame for the financial crisis -- not bad loans.

  • MBIA Still Carries Complexity Discount Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 5:33 PM ET

    MBIA scored a convincing victory Monday in its latest skirmish with Bank of America, so the somewhat muted response in the shares since then is surprising, TheStreet.com reports.

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  • Stocks to Watch: WOOF, MWIV, MJN & More Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:

  • MBIA: A Buying Opportunity?     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    Shares of MBIA bounce back slightly after getting slammed yesterday. Mark Palmer, BTIG, explains why he is seeing a buying opportunity in the stock now.

  • Stocks to Watch: KLAC, CMI, RIMM & More Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 2:53 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Gavel

    A lawyer for the banks said MBIA’s chief was “pregnant with inside information” on MBIA’s pending 2009 restructuring when he bought company stock in the months before the announcement. The New York Times reports.

  • Bank of America just saw the heat turned up again in its multipronged, multibillion-dollar legal battle over problem mortgages, according to an analyst report.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO Sees 'Room for Optimism' Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 11:56 AM ET

    "The year has started a little firmer," Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman told CNBC during the Davos World Economic Forum. "The U.S. is in a little better shape than the markets have appreciated, and the markets are catching up."

  • Market Sells Into Close; Banks, Energy Retail Fall Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 5:11 PM ET

    Wall Street sold off sharply in the final hour of trade after the Federal Reserve delivered little hope that it would turn on the easing spigots anytime soon and as a formerly rosy holiday retail season suddenly turned gloomy.

  • Morgan Stanley Settles With Insurer, Shares Rise Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 9:35 AM ET
    Morgan Stanley

    Morgan Stanley said it has reached a settlement with MBIA that will get some risky financial instruments off its books and will resolve pending litigation between the two companies.

  • Ackman to Reveal Investment at 'Delivering Alpha' Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 5:50 AM ET

    Bill Ackman can always be relied on to provide a little excitement in investing circles. His lunchtime presentation at CNBC and Institutional Investor’s Delivering Alpha conference today will be no exception. The founder and CEO of hedgefund Pershing Square Capital Management will unveil his latest investing idea.

  • Earnings Roundup: May 10 Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 10.

  • Stocks End Higher on Good Economic News Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 4:47 PM ET

    Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.

  • Stocks Hold Modest Gains Ahead of Close Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 3:56 PM ET

    Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.

  • How to Profit From a Muni Bond Crisis Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 | 1:45 PM ET

    Fears of a massive wave of municipal bond defaults have given rise to a new question: how can investors profit if a nightmare meltdown scenario becomes reality?