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    The executives had sought to balance Goldman’s positive bets on the mortgage market, rather than take an overall negative view, a spokesman told the New York Times.

  • Robert Khuzami

    S.E.C. Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami told CNBC that pursuing fraud related to the financial crisis is a top priority at the agency, after the agency filed a  $1 billion fraud charge  against Goldman Sachs.

  • Goldman Sachs

    As Wall Street considers the implications of the Goldman Sachs fraud investigation European governments and regulators are beginning to formulate their response.

  • Goldman Sachs

    Accusations that Goldman defrauded customers who bought investments tied to risky subprime mortgages have only just begun to reverberate through the financial world, reports the New York Times.

  • Want the real story? Cramer thinks he has it.

  • Take advantage of the declines in these stocks, Cramer says. Friday’s “scandal” won’t keep them down for long.

  • Cramer explains why Friday’s news won’t derail this market.

  • R. Allen Stanford

    The Securities and Exchange Commission knew that Allen Stanford was involved in a Ponzi scheme as far back as 1997, according to a report released Friday by SEC Inspector General David Kotz.

  • Financials plunged on Friday as fraud charges against Goldman sent investors scrambling. How should you trade the impact? What must you know?

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    The SEC filed a civil suit against Goldman Sachs on Friday accusing the financial giant of making "misleading statements and omissions" in connections with CDOs that were structured and marketed to investors.

  • According to his sources, the bank was long on ABACUS, not short.

  • Avon Products has put four executives on administrative leave, including three in China and one in New York, as part of an investigation of bribery allegations.

  • David Kotz

    A new audit report by the Securities and Exchange Commission's Inspector General reveals what whistleblowers like Harry Markopolos of Madoff fame already knew: the SEC's program for rewarding tipsters is badly flawed.

  • Allen Stanford

    The federal judge in accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford's criminal case says he wants some answers before agreeing to Stanford's request for yet another new legal team.

  • Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a see-saw session as techs and industrials gained, while energy and bank stocks were weak.

  • Allen Stanford

    Victims of the alleged $7 billion Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme may get a greater voice in how what's left of their investments will be divvied up.

  • Stocks advanced Tuesday after a jump in consumer confidence and encouraging read on housing. Tech and telecom were the big trading story amid news that Apple's working on an iPhone that works on the Verizon network.

  • U.S. stock index futures poionted to a modest gain at the open on big news in the smartphone industry and ahead of reports on housing and consumer confidence.

  • The SEC now has more staff with experience with complex financial products in the agency and has more financial crisis-related cases in the works, Mary Schapiro, chairman of SEC, told CNBC Monday.

  • Lehman Brothers

    SEC and Fed officials were warned by a leading Wall Street rival that Lehman Brothers was incorrectly calculating a key measure of its financial health months before its collapse, the FT reports.