Government Agencies SEC

  • The SEC could approve the creation of almost 100 of these funds. Isn't one bad enough?

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    Federal regulators have won a court order freezing the assets of financier Danny Pang, whom they accuse of defrauding investors of hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • Bernard Madoff

    The trustee unraveling Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is threatening legal action to recover $735 million from investors who unwittingly made money off the swindle.

  • A few key things need to happen before retail investors are playing on the same level field as big money managers, Cramer says.

  • American International Group has completed a preferred stock sale to the government as part of a previously announced plan to receive additional financial support, according to a regulatory filing.

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    Accused fraudster Allen Stanford is asking a federal court to lift a freeze on $10 million of his assets to pay for his legal defense.

  • Accused fraudster R. Allen Stanford "intends to fight" the civil charges against him, and is the victim of "unconstitutional" conduct by the federal government. Those words are in a letter to Stanford's employees—obtained by CNBC—written by Kathy Stoelker, the mother of Stanford's girlfriend.

  • The court-appointed receiver in the case of Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is suing 66 former employees of the firm, trying to recover $40 million dollars for victims of the alleged scam.

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    The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday the agency must do more to tighten oversight of Wall Street's credit-rating industry to help bolster investor confidence.

  • Arthur Nadel

    Florida money manager Arthur Nadel, who disappeared for two weeks in January when the six hedge funds he managed went bust, has formally denied allegations by the Securities and Exchange Commission that he engaged in a massive fraud.

  • Bernie Madoff

    A Manhattan judge has given investors a green light to go after Bernard Madoff's personal property by forcing the disgraced financier into bankruptcy.

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    For the last eight weeks, nearly 200 federal examiners have labored inside some of the nation’s biggest banks to determine how those institutions would hold up if the recession deepened, the New York Times reported.

  • A rollercoaster ride is how you'd best describe markets over the past six months. Violent swings with stocks dropping a heart-stopping 20% in one session. And that's sent investors fleeing to safe haven options.  

  • Cramer asks the CEO if his dividend is safe, the uptick rule will return and whether ultra-short ETFs should be banned.

  • Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool doesn't see gold as a hot prospect. Gold he thinks, has very little intrinsic value to it – it's basically just a really shiny, malleable metal.

  • The Long Island law student who is suing Bernie Madoff''s brother over the loss of his trust fund has a new and unlikely adversary: the bankruptcy trustee who is representing Bernie Madoff's creditors.

  • Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • Stocks slipped at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season. 

  • US stocks looked set to sink at the open Tuesday as investors fretted over the state of the banking industry and braced for what could be a dire first-quarter earnings season.