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  • In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.

  • Falcone: Harbinger is not closing down

    The SEC barred Phil Falcone from the securities industry for 5 years and will pay over $18 million; reports CNBC's Kate Kelly with the latest details.

  • Phil Falcone reaches settlement with SEC

    Philip Falcone and Harbinger Capital admit to wrongdoing. The SEC barred Falcone from securities industry for 5 years and will pay over $18 million; reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Former Goldman Sachs bond trader Fabrice Tourre arrives at Manhattan federal court with his lawyers in the civil fraud case against him, in New York, August 1, 2013.

    The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.

  • Cohen fires back at SEC

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche looks at SAC Capital and Steve Cohen's response to the SEC charges.

  • Market To Keep Obsessing Over Fed: Pro

    David Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at HSBC says the markets will keep the taper tantrum alive, despite Ben Bernanke's supportive comments overnight.

  • A record amount of money poured out of exchange-traded and mutual bond funds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs.

  • Markets Overreacting to Fed & China: Pro

    Alex Kobler, MD & APAC Head of Investment Products & Services at UBS Wealth Management discusses portfolio positioning in a rising rates environment and weighs in on China's credit woes.

  • With the yellow metal hitting a succession of three-year lows recently, its proponents find themselves trying to catch the proverbial dagger that comes with a collapse in prices.

  • Bill Gross

    Pimco's Total Return Bond Fund took a hefty hit in June, due to the sharp rise in bond yields that was sparked by fears the U.S. Federal Reserve will scale back its asset-purchasing program.

  • Hedge fund investors have begun to like stocks again—just in time for what appears to be a rough summer ahead for the equity markets.

  • David Tepper. president and founder of Appaloosa Management

    Any Federal Reserve money-tightening will come due to a stronger economy and shouldn't scare investors, hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC.

  • Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.

  • Nomura bear Bob Janjuah believes he knows the reason why the Fed will begin pulling back its easing program, and it's not about anything directly related to the economy.

  • The BOJ will consider taking further steps to curb any spike in bond yields when it debates policy on Tuesday, with the recent market turbulence threatening its stimulus plan.

  • The top U.S. derivatives regulator won a legal victory over Bloomberg LP late on Friday when a court dismissed a case the data vendor had filed that claimed a new rule on trading swaps would hurt its business.

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The days of turning bad news into good news could be winding down if pressure grows on the Fed to begin unwinding its monetary easing policies while the economy weakens.

  • Higher interest rates are likely to keep Wall Street on edge, while Japanese markets are likely to keep the whole world on edge.

  • Bernard Arnault, CEO of the luxury goods maker LVMH.

    A battle between French luxury-handbag makers went public with regulators seeking the maximum fine for the Louis Vuitton owner for failing to disclose moves to build a stake in Hermes.

  • Investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too.