Legislation Regulations

  • Among the many changes sparked by the Wall Street crisis, none seems more galvanizing that the call to regulate derivatives.

  • Marijuana

    Tips for cultivating marijuana. Testimonials by patients about its medical benefits. Cannabis cooking lessons. Even citations for award-winning strains of pot. Viewers here can now watch, every week, what amounts to a pro-weed news program.

  • The Street is awash with chatter about a potential trade war following a White House tariff on tires imported from China.

  • Barney Frank

    Congress will enact changes in financial regulation that will be "fair" and "pro-market," Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.) told CNBC Monday.

  • This Day 1 Year Ago - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    One year on from the collapse of Wall Street giant Lehman Brothers, and the financial turmoil that quickly followed, investors looked back and considered what lessons had been learned and whether the problems were really solved.

  • The Federal Reserve must guard against excessive behavior in the financial industry to avoid another financial crisis, Stephen Roach, chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, said Monday.

  • On Monday President Barack Obama will deliver a speech on Wall Street. What will he reveal?

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    Prior to the recession, major banks were hiding dubious assets off their balance sheets and stretching rules if not breaking them.  Now, banks are resiusiting efforts to improve those rules and increase transparency.

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    Failure to address the underlying weaknesses in the banking system and some shortcomings in the package of regulatory reforms for the financial sector could result in a crisis relapse in the next few years.

  • President Obama will attempt to reshape the bitter debate about health care reform. How will you know if his speech is a success?

  • Although Wednesday's market action appears bullish, technical analysts are starting to see a ‘head and shoulders' pattern emerging and that's worrisome.

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    Banks and credit unions have long pitched debit cards as a convenient and prudent way to buy. But a growing number are now allowing consumers to exceed their balances — for a price.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    "Hillary: The Movie" is returning to the Supreme Court for a limited engagement and with the chance to overhaul laws governing federal campaigns ranging from the White House to the halls of Congress.

  • Shares of Aetna, UnitedHealth and other HMO stocks fell on Tuesday as investors came to realize that healthcare reform is squarely back on the table.

  • David Einhorn

    A recent court ruling that forced two ratings companies to defend fraud claims is a "game-changer" for the industry, said David Einhorn, head of Greenlight Capital.

  • Financial Crisis

    As we approach the anniversary of some of the most cataclysmic failures in our economic history, we appear to be in perhaps no better position to manage the failure of an investment bank, a hedge fund or an insurance company than we were before.

  • HMO stocks could move next week after President Obama speaks about health care reform before a joint session of Congress.

  • As Deutsche redeems shares of the DXO due to a “regulatory event” what happens with other ETFs? Find out from John Hyland of United States Commodity Funds

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    A global crackdown on bank secrecy and offshore tax havens is gaining steam due to  the worldwide financial crisis, the head of the OECD told CNBC.

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    The watchdog of the Securities and Exchange Commission has found that three agency exams and two investigations of Bernard Madoff's business were incompetent, despite ample warnings of the multibillion-dollar fraud.