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  • Ruth Madoff Gets A New Lawyer Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | 9:54 AM ET
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    Attorney Ira Sorkin confirms a report in Newsday that Ruth Madoff is getting her own counsel.

  • Somehow the powers that be have forgotten the lessons we learned from the Great Depression.

  • Doubt Cast on $50 Billion Figure in Madoff Case Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | 4:16 AM ET
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    Bernard Madoff and $50 billion. His name and that number have become inseparable in describing the enormity of what has been called the largest white-collar fraud in history.

  • Cuomo Subpoenas Merrill Top Earners Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 9:33 PM ET
    Andrew Cuomo

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has issued subpoenas to seven top executives at Merrill Lynch -- executives who earned more than $200 million last year, according to sources familiar with the investigation. 

  • Farrell: Stress Test - It's Subtle, But I Hope Real Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 12:02 PM ET

    The Government put out its stress test guidelines yesterday and the market seemed to like the details.

  • A Bank Rally? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 7:52 PM ET

    Could it be? And if so, will it continue? Cramer says there’s reason to think it might.

  • Restoring The Uptick Rule Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 6:05 PM ET

    As you may know Jon Najarian has been calling for a restoration of the uptick rule. Well, an important supporter may have just joined his ranks.

  • Wanted: 100,000 Financial Cops Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 3:29 PM ET
    Financial Police

    We've been getting away with operating on the cheap for decades, but now it's killing us. The problem isn't that the SEC is wasting its resources, it's that it doesn't have enough resources.

  • "Call of Shame" — Your Emails Tuesday, 24 Feb 2009 | 1:31 PM ET
    Call of Shame

    I reported, you voted, and the overwhelming winner of last week's "Call of Shame" is the SEC. You also emailed.

  • Ultra-Short ETFs Could Cost Taxpayers Extra Billions Monday, 23 Feb 2009 | 6:19 PM ET

    Forget about the fact that these funds don’t even work properly – but they’re also getting in the way of a much-needed rescue.

  • Judge Recuses Himself From Stanford Case Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 5:54 PM ET

    The judge in the SEC's civil suit against Stanford Financial has recused himself after determining that "a person within the third degree of relationship" to him has "substantial holdings" managed by one of Stanford's companies.

  • Madoff Trustee: No Securities Bought in 13 Years Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 12:08 PM ET
    Bernie Madoff

    The trustee in charge of untangling the mess brought on by the Bernard Madoff scandal told investors Friday there was no indication the disgraced financier bought securities for his clients.

  • Vote Now For "The Call Of Shame" Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 11:09 AM ET
    Call of Shame

    Today we introduce a weekly segment, "The Call of Shame", for CNBC's "The Call". It will highlight the lowlights and lowlifes in business and finance. This week's nominees are.......

  • Khuzami Named SEC Enforcement Chief Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 3:37 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday named a former federal prosecutor as its new enforcement chief to lead the embattled agency's drive to strengthen its pursuit of financial fraud.

  • SEC Uncovers Ponzi Scheme Targeting Deaf Investors Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 2:45 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission obtained a court order halting an alleged Ponzi scheme by Hawaii-based Billions Coupons and its CEO Marvin R. Cooper that was targeting members of the Deaf community in the U.S. and Japan.

  • Stanford Financial Chief Tried to Flee Country: Source Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 11:37 AM ET

    The head of Stanford Financial Group charged with orchestrating an $8 billion fraud tried Tuesday to get a one-way flight out of the country, a source told CNBC.

  • Alleged Swindler Nadel To Stay Behind Bars Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | 8:22 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Arthur Nadel, the Florida money manager who briefly went missing last month after the six hedge funds he ran collapsed in an alleged "mini-Madoff" scheme, will remain behind bars at least awhile longer.

  • Alleged Swindler Nadel Anticipated 'Mini-Madoff' Label Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 8:03 PM ET
    Arthur Nadel

    Federal prosecutors say disgraced Florida hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel wrote letters home while he was fleeing from authorities last month, including one telling his family he "really anticipated" being labeled a "Mini-Madoff." 

  • Mary Schapiro’s To-Do List Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | 9:21 PM ET

    Cramer has a few recommendations for the new SEC chair.

  • Mad Mail: A Trade on China’s Stimulus? Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | 7:57 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer answers questions about the banks, refiners and the SEC.