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  • S&P Lawyer on DOJ Lawsuit

    Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel partner, discusses the merits of the Department of Justice's civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's rating agency for alleged ratings fraud.

  • Tuesday's Market Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on today's top business stories, including a triple-digit drop in the Dow; Yum Brands earnings; and the Justice Department's suit against Standard & Poor's.

  • U.S. Launches Civil Action Against S&P

    Jacob Frenkel, Schulman Rogers Partners, provides insight on the expected lawsuit against Standard & Poor's from the Department of Justice for allegedly violating its own standards when rating mortgage bonds before the financial crisis.

  • Fitch on DOJ Suit Against S&P

    Fitch has commented on the reported DOJ suit against Standard & Poor's, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Fitch says they have no reason to believe their agency is a target.

  • DOJ Threatens to Sue S&P

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest on the DOJ threatening to sue ratings agency S&P.

  • Wynn vs. Okada

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports the latest developments between Wynn's battle with co-founder Kazuo Okada.

  • Wasendorf Ordered to Pay $215.5M In Restitution

    PFG founder Russell Wasendorf has been sentenced to 50 years in prison, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Justice Dept. Blocks Beer Deal

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest detail on the Justice Department's move to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Groupo Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands are down sharply on the news. Evan Benn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, weighs in.

  • Justice Files Suit Against Anheuser-Busch Buy

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the Justice Department is filling suit to block Anheuser-Busche's purchase of Group Modelo. Shares of Constellation Brands were down sharply on the news. CNBC's David Faber, weighs in.

  • Justice Dept. Challenges Anheuser-Bush

    The Justice Department has filed a suit challenging Anheuser-Busch buy of Grupo Model. Shares of Constellation fell on the news, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche and David Faber.

  • The Sig716 Patrol Rifle

    NRA's Keene said he "did not think there'd be a ban on the so-called assault weapons by the Congress;" and Cynthia Tucker, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; Lenny Mcallister of the McAllister Minute; and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, weigh in on the attack of the 2nd Amendment.

  • Hank Greenberg's Case Against 'Uncle Sam'

    AIG decided not to join former chief Hank Greenberg in his lawsuit against the government. David Boies, Boies, Schiller & Flexner chairman, discusses the merits of the case and why his client is not backing down.

  • AIG Reflects Interest in Developing Positive Public Relations: Pro

    Meyer Shields, Insurance Sector Analyst, Stifel Nicolaus says given the level of antagonism the lawsuit would have generated, AIG made the right call to sit on the sidelines.

  • UBS has yet to fully purge itself of a global interest rate scandal that has put it at risk of a wave of costly civil suits, its investment banking chief said on Wednesday.

  • BofA in $10 Billion Loan Settlement With Fannie Mae

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Bank of America announced a settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases.

  • Monday Morning Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on all the market moving stories of the day. Among the stories: a look at the battle on Capitol Hill over the debt ceiling; the outlook on earnings; and the Basel Committee relaxing liquidity standards for banks.

  • Bank of America Announces Fannie Mae Settlement

    The big bank announces a $10 billion settlement with Fannie Mae over mortgage repurchases, reports the "Squawk Box" news team.

  • Congress to Vote on Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Congress is getting ready to vote on a $9.7 billion package for relief from superstorm Sandy.

  • RIG Agrees to Pay $1.4B in Fines & Penalties

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the latest details on Transocean's settlement agreement with the Department of Justice.

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    Thursday won the dismissal of a New York lawsuit by 26 hedge funds that accused the German automaker of causing more than $1 billion of losses by cornering the market in Volkswagen AG shares.