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  • Bank of America branch, New York City.

    A year after its controversial takeover of Merrill Lynch, Bank of America is discussing settling a troublesome state inquiry into the star-crossed deal and the billions of dollars in bonuses that Merrill hurriedly paid its employees, the New York Times reported.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    Federal prosecutors said they intend to file a new indictment against hedge fund mogul Raj Rajaratnam, charged last year in a sweeping insider trading case.

  • R. Allen Stanford

    A group of investors in Allen Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme are demanding a powerful Texas congressman give them the same kind of support he showed Stanford when regulators shut down the alleged scam in February.

  • Douglas Kass

    Year-end is high season for market and economic outlooks. Douglas Kass, founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management shared his 20 predictions for 2010 with CNBC on Monday

  • Allen Stanford

    A federal judge has denied an emergency request by attorneys for indicted billionaire Allen Stanford to free their client on bail. 

  • Allen Stanford

    Attorneys for accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford—who has been in custody without bail since his indictment in June—say their client is in danger of a "complete nervous breakdown," so they are again asking a federal judge to let him go free on bail.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, with the Nasdaq closing at a new 15-month high, after upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and as the Senate health-care bill advanced.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday following upgrades on Alcoa and Intel and a big health-care deal. Plus, the dollar declined.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street Monday, as we begin the first of two consecutive holiday-shortened trading weeks.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow struggled but eked out a gain as trading volume hit a new record Friday. Techs rallied after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Techs rallied Friday after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion. But the Dow erased its gains.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Techs rallied Friday after strong earnings reports from Oracle and Research In Motion. But the Dow erased its gains.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks are set to bounce back from the previous session's decline at the start of trading Friday. Buying in Europe helped stocks index futures climb ahead of the opening bell.

  • Federal regulators have moved to require companies to reveal more information about how they pay their top executives amid a public outcry over compensation.

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    Bank holding company Washington Mutual has asked a federal court for the power to make the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury, and a long list of other parties turn over documents and witness interviews related to the bank's 2008 collapse.

  • Arthur Nadel

    A trial has been set for April 26 in the case of Arthur Nadel, the Sarasota, Fla., philanthropist and hedge fund manager who became the first alleged "mini-Madoff" when the six funds he managed went bust earlier this year.

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    The House approved a legislative package of historic sweeping financial reforms Friday, but the vote in the Democratically-controlled chamber was closer than many had predicted.

  • Bank of America

    The Securities and Exchange Commission will continue to "vigorously pursue" its charges against Bank of America over disclosure of bonuses to employees of Merrill Lynch, a top agency official said Friday.

  • Conrad Black arriving at a federal courthouse on June 18, 2007.

    A lawyer for former media baron Conrad Black urged the Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn his fraud conviction, and several justices asked whether the federal law at issue was too vague.