President Bush urged Congress to end a ban on offshore oil drilling, seeking to address rising consumer angst over gasoline prices.
The former number two at EADS, ex-strategy chief Jean-Paul Gut, has been placed under formal investigation in a French probe into suspected insider trading at the Airbus parent company, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
The European Commission, a thorn in Microsoft's side for its antitrust campaigns against the software giant, is falling short in its own internal attempt to promote more competition in the technology sector.
CNBC has learned the estate case of hedge fund manager Seth Tobias has been settled, pending the approval of a Florida probate judge on Monday. Tobias, the founder of the Circle T Family of Funds and a frequent CNBC guest, was found dead in his swimming pool in the early morning hours of September 4. He was 44 years old.
Britain's financial watchdog said investors with significant short positions in companies issuing rights will have to disclose those positions, as it unveiled a review of the efficiency of the capital-raising process.
A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that two investment firms waging a proxy battle at railroad CSX violated securities law in acquiring large stakes in the rail company, but allowed them to continue their fight at the annual shareholder meeting.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it would hear a Philip Morris USA appeal seeking to overturn a $79.5 million punitive damages award won by the widow of a longtime Oregon smoker.
Corrupt officials are raking off a sum equivalent to one third of Russia's annual budget, or $120 billion, a senior prosecutor was quoted as saying on Friday.
Under pressure from the authorities, UBS is considering whether to divulge the names of up to 20,000 of its well-heeled American clients, the NYT reports.
Not an ENTIRELY serious blog about the ECB, monetary policy and Eurozone rate prospects. Correction: an entirely UNserious blog in vague connection with the ECB and no connection with monetary policy at all. Although... you never know. (And, sorry: no juicy tales about Playgirl of the Month being introduced to spice up ECB monthly reports, either.)
Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted Thursday on fraud, conspiracy and drug charges—including allegations he spiked the drinks of technology executives and customer representatives with ecstasy and maintained a warehouse for ecstasy, cocaine and methamphetamine.
He hit all the right notes. Overtax. Overspend. Over-regulate. Central planning. Command-and-control of the U.S. economy. All in the name of a dubious global-warming theory.
I just interviewed MLB.com CEO Bob Bowman about their loss in the fantasy baseball case, as the Supreme Court let stand the appeals court opinion that players names when tied to statistics are not subject to copyright law.
Richard A. Grasso may be able to keep the staggering $185 million award that once made him a symbol of Wall Street greed — a package awarded to him by the A-list board members at the exchange who eventually fired him, the NYT reports.
Plain packs a risk to UK cigarette profits-analysts British cigarette makers face a new and serious risk to their profits if the UK government rules that cigarettes should only be sold in plain packaging, undermining the power of brands, analysts said on Monday.
A former Credit Suisse investment banker convicted of leaking inside information about pending mergers was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge Friday.
John F. Marshall spent decades teaching at business schools and watching his students parlay his lessons into fortunes on Wall Street. But when he and another professor reached for some of those riches themselves, events took a startling turn, the authorities say.
Major life events present changes and challenges -- emotional, logistical, psychological – and, of course, financial ones. And sometimes it is the last of that bunch that finds us unprepared and leaves us overwhelmed. This need-to-know guide is meant to help.
Since financial issues are one of the leading causes of marital strife, it helps to think of the relationship as a merger and not an acquisitiion.
Where there's a will, there's a way. The problem is: Not enough Americans have one and that's one life lesson you can't learn the hard way. If you drop the ball on estate planning, Uncle Sam will do it for you.