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  • The final numbers of the day's trading is shown on a board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York May 6, 2010.

    A high-frequency trader has been charged with illegal market manipulation called "layering," contributing to the May 2010 flash crash.

  • Trader alleged to have manipulated market

    CNBC's Bob Pisani, Sue Herera and Brian Sullivan, weigh in on the arrest of a trader charged with fraud related to the "flash crash."

  • Can Comcast mega merger be saved?

    I think the government is going to want something very substantial, says Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, providing his thoughts on the upcoming meeting between Justice officials and Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

  • Comcast, TWC to meet with DOJ

    Ben White, Politico, and Peter Boockvar, The Lindsey Group, discuss the upcoming talks between Comcast and the Justice Department.

  • Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell

    Two former federal agents were accused of stealing bitcoins while investigating digital black market Silk Road.

  • Attorney General Eric Holder.

    Federal authorities spent just $1 in probes for every $7.70 they recovered from health-care fraudsters, who remain a persistent, pricy problem.

  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in southeastern Utah.

    Many Native American tribes are grappling with the idea of growing marijuana on reservation land.

  • DOJ charges 3 men in data breach

    Three men have been charged for allegedly stealing over 1 billion email addresses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Lumber Liquidators

    Shares of Lumber Liquidators fell more than 17 percent Wednesday morning after the company said the DOJ may pursue criminal charges.

  • What stands in the way of prosecuting Wall Street

    The Justice Department will continue to pursue anyone that violated the law and contributed to the financial crisis of 2008. New York Times columnist Jim Stewart, shares his view.

  • Wall Street

    The Department of Justice has a warning for Wall Street: Foreign intelligence services are actively trying to penetrate the U.S. financial system.

  • S&P to pay $1.37 billion over ratings

    Standard & Poor's will pay $1.37 billion to settle charges it improperly rated mortgage backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • S&P's wrist slap

    Standard & Poor's is paying a $1.37 billion settlement on charges it improperly rated mortgage-backed securities. Andrew Stoltmann, says this a "slap on the wrist." Ed Keon, Quantitative Management Associates; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles & Company; and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.

  • A JPMorgan Chase flag at the company's headquarters in New York.

    As big U.S. banks approach earnings this week, they're taking a page from a familiar playbook: Under-promise and over-deliver.

  • U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    The Justice Department is joining two lawsuits against a Florida cardiologist, according to the Dow Jones News Service.

  • An apprentice inspects a section of cut metal at Alstom SA's welding training facility in Stafford, U.K.

    Alstom SA has pleaded guilty and will pay $772 million in criminal penalties to settle bribery charges with the U.S. Justice Department.

  • Alstom to pay $772 million in bribery settlement: Report

    The Justice Department is expected to announce Alstom will plead guilty and pay $772 million in a bribery settlement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Ally Financial CEO Michael Carpenter, third from right, is applauded as he rings the New York Stock Exchange opening bell to mark his company's IPO.

    The U.S. Treasury is winding down its auto industry recovery program by selling the last of its stake in Ally Financial.

  • Alstom to settle bribery charge: Report

    Alstom is close to settling a bribery charge for more than $500 million with the U.S. Justice Department, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Preet Bharara

    An appellate court decision significantly redefined insider trading, and may have altered the course of all further enforcement.