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  • FDIC sues 16 big banks

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Bank of America, Citi Group, and JPMorgan Chase are among 16 big banks being sued by FDIC for manipulating the LIBOR benchmark interest rate.

  • Hits keep coming for General Motors

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports an executive director for The Center for Auto Safety says that an airbag failure in recalled GM vehicles resulted in more than 300 deaths

  • NHTSA closed eyes to GM defect: Expert

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Clarence Ditlow, The Center for Auto Safety executive director, discuss the company's assertion that an airbag failure in recalled GM vehicles resulted in more than 300 deaths. "There was a widespread problem that no one searched," Ditlow says.

  • CAS's Ditlow on GM: Put those liable in jail

    Clarence Ditlow, The Center for Auto Safety executive director, calls for a full government investigation into the General Motors recall.

  • Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors.

    General Motors is facing increasing pressure to compensate victims for an ignition defect that prompted the recall of 1.6 million vehicles.

  • Gambler sues casino after losing $500,000

    Las Vegas gambler Mark Johnston is suing a casino after losing $500,000 for letting him play drunk, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Defamed by 'Wolf of Wall Street' portrayal?

    Andrew Greene maintains the character of Nicky "Rugrat" Koskoff in the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" is based entirely on him, and he's not happy about it. Greene has filed a $25 million defamation lawsuit against Paramount Pictures. Attorney Stephanie Ovadia, provides insight into the case law.

  • Fmr. Evercore director charged with insider trading

    CNBC's David Faber reports Evercore's former director Frank Perkins Hixon, Jr. has been charged with insider trading.

  • September 15, 2008, the day the 150-year-old Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy.

    Lehman will pay $767 million in cash to Freddie Mac, settling a dispute over loans it was scheduled to pay the day it declared bankruptcy.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3

    The U.S. Justice Department will close its probe into Samsung's use of patents to attack rivals, but said it would continue to monitor patent suits.

  • Monster Energy drink

    A bill introduced in Maryland would make that state the first to ban the marketing and sale of energy drinks to minors.

  • Martoma found guilty on all charges

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the high emotion surrounding the insider trading case for former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma.

  • Scuffle breaks out after Martoma trial

    After Former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma was found guilty of insider trading a fight broke out as he left the courthouse, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Harvey Pitt: Martoma case impressive

    Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt shares his opinions on the conviction of Mathew Martoma for insider trading. He says this is "really the end of the SAC-saga as a public enterprise," he says.

  • Tense courtroom for Mathew Martoma trial

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the jury deliberation for the U.S. vs. Mathew Martoma case was particularly long.

  • Mathew Martoma leaving courthouse

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan provides video footage of Mathew Martoma and his wife leaving the courthouse after Martoma was found guilty of insider trading.

  • Govt. has to get Steve Cohen: Zamansky

    Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates partner, celebrates the government's decision, after former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been found guilty of insider trading.

  • Mathew Martoma's name change

    CNBC's Kate Kelly provides insight into the background of former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, who has been found guilty of insider trading.

  • Bharara: Martoma a convicted felon

    Former SAC hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been found guilty of insider trading. U.S. District Attorney Preet Bharara said cheating may "have been profitable for Martoma, but ... it made him a convicted felon."

  • Mathew Martoma found guilty

    Former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been found guilty of insider trading, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.