GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Legislation Regulations

More

  • Merck Shares Plunge as Cholesterol Drug Rejected Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | 11:20 AM ET
    Merck

    U.S. health regulators have rejected a new drug from Merck that was designed to raise the level of HDL, or "good" cholesterol, the company said, sending its shares plunging more than 10 percent.

  • Short-Seller Charged with Lying about ADS Acquisition Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    U.S. securities regulators said on Thursday they filed a settled complaint against a Wall Street trader accused of intentionally spreading false rumors about the planned acquisition of Alliance Data Systems while selling the stock short.

  • Companies' 'Green' Claims Often Misleading: Experts Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | 12:19 PM ET
    greenworks.jpg

    Many companies are guilty of "greenwashing" -- claims that mislead consumers, by words or image, about the environmenal impact of their products, experts say.

  • New York AG Probing Auction-Rate Securities Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 6:18 AM ET

    New York's attorney general and securities regulators in several U.S. states are probing auction-rate securities and the role Wall Street firms had in enticing investors into the troubled $330 billion market.

  • US Regulators to Settle with Ex-Fannie Executives Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 10:23 PM ET
    fannie_mae_logo.jpg

    U.S. federal regulators will announce a settlement on Friday with former Fannie Mae  executives over their alleged roles in a 2004 multibillion-dollar accounting scandal, a person familiar with the settlement said on Thursday.

  • Did Ending Regulation Help Fliers? Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | 12:24 PM ET
    plane_4769.jpg

    Thirty years have passed since the airline industry was deregulated. Has it really worked out as originally envisioned?

  • As You Like It Wednesday, 16 Apr 2008 | 3:41 AM ET
    AsYouLikeIt.jpg

    ... Burlesque in one Act by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

  • Senate Passes Housing Bill, But More Changes Likely Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 12:25 PM ET
    houseisforsale_200.jpg

    The Senate has passed a bipartisan measure aimed at boosting the housing market and easing the threat of foreclosures.

  • Goldman Discloses Auction-Rate Probe Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs Group Wednesday disclosed that it has received requests for information from "various governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations" relating to auction products and the recent failure of such auctions.

  • EU Regulators Approve In-Flight Mobile Calls Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    The European Union on Monday opened the way for air travelers to use mobile phones to talk, text or send e-mails on planes throughout Europe's airspace.

  • G7 Leaders May Demand Overhaul of Bank Model Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | 1:13 PM ET

    1st paragraph of story should go here

  • Southwest Flew Planes with Cracks:  FAA Inspectors Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | 11:28 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines.

    The Federal Aviation Administration may know considerably less about the state of airline safety than it claims, the New York Times reported, citing a parade of witnesses and lawmakers said at a Congressional hearing.

  • SEC Did Not Foresee Bear Cash Crisis Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    Failed Wall Street giant Bear Stearns had enough capital reserves to meet a key international soundness test but the company's liquidity crisis was not foreseen, the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told lawmakers Thursday.

  • Judge OKs Probe into Countrywide Practices Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | 3:52 AM ET

    A federal judge has granted the U.S. Department of Justice wide authority to probe whether Countrywide Financial Corp abuses the bankruptcy process, rejecting the largest U.S. mortgage lender's claim that the ruling could cause havoc for the lending industry.

  • Court Rules Against Sacyr Cash Bid for Eiffage Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | 4:18 AM ET

    Spain's Sacyr Vallehermoso will not have to make a $12.5 billion cash takeover bid for French public works firm Eiffage, a Paris court ruled on Wednesday.

  • Regulator Raps EADS Over Insider Trading Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:35 AM ET
    airbusA380.jpg

    French regulators recommended on Tuesday that executives at Airbus and parent EADS face insider trading penalties or charges linked to costly delays of the A380 superjumbo and said the company had misled markets.

  • On Paper, Wall Street Gets Its Way Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | 11:05 AM ET

    abstract goes here

  • China Regulator Moves to Curb Insurers' Fundraising Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 10:01 PM ET

    China's insurance regulator, in draft regulations soliciting public comment, is moving to curb fundraising by insurers, requiring that they seek regulatory approval first, state media said on Tuesday.

  • Paulson's Regulatory Proposal: Wall Street Reacts Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 2:46 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson unveiled his proposal for a new regulatory system for the financial markets. CNBC asked the experts to weigh in.

  • Skilling to Appeal 'Egregious' Enron Prosecution Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 12:33 PM ET
    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Attorneys for former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling will argue Wednesday that his 2006 conviction should be overturned because of “shocking” and “egregious” misconduct by prosecutors.