Legislation Regulations

  • Nevada's gaming commission cleared the way on Tuesday for the state to begin drafting rules to regulate on-line poker, which is starting to get the backing of the state's brick-and-mortar community.

  • Cooperman, Master of the Markets

    If clients weren't getting what they were looking for, they wouldn't be investing in hedge funds, says Leon Cooperman, chairman & CEO, Omega Advisors. Also, a discussion about what the funds are doing to generate fees, and revisiting Steinhardt's comments last week regarding Warren Buffett, charitable giving and David Sokol's departure from Berkshire. With Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    The news that the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering raising the 500-shareholder limit on non-public companies and relaxing the general solicitation rules on selling unregistered securities was a welcome surprise.

  • Government Regulation

    The report from the UKs Independent Commission on Banking goes wrong by overestimating the competency of regulators.

  • The UK banking industry has begun to respond to the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) interim report into the future framework within which they would have to work if they want to remain headquartered in the UK.

  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    Britain's top banks are set to need more capital and ring-fence retail banking to shield taxpayers from another crisis in the most radical industry shake-up for decades, which may prompt some banks to leave.

  • Raj Rajaratnam

    How will Raj Rajaratnam's defense team counter all those undercover recordings of the hedge fund mogul receiving inside stock tips? By showing that the tipsters weren't telling him anything he didn't already know.

  • Mary L. Shapiro

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  • Southwest Airlines planes

    The latest near-tragedy involving a Southwest jet is prompting new questions about the federal government's role in the aviation industry and whether the airlines should be nationalized, as they are in some other countries.

  • eu building brussels

    Stress tests on European Union banks this year will use tougher criteria for measuring capital than last year, according to details released by the European Banking Authority Friday.

  • Madoff Blame Game

    The details on Bernie Madoff spreading the blame for his massive, multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme, with Gillian Tett, Financial Times U.S. managing editor.

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    "Monetary policymaking is a notoriously difficult art. I say 'art' rather than 'science' deliberately," Dr Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland writes.

  • "Stocks work great when the government isn't working at all," the "Mad Money" host explained.

  • Cramer explains why this may be. Plus, three stocks investors shouldn't bet against.

  • Hack Attack Update

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has the story on what Epsilon and its clients are doing about one of the biggest email hack attacks in history.

  • More Insider Trading Charges

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story on an alleged insider trading scheme run by two men that goes back more than 15 years and involved some of the biggest deals in tech.

  • High Street retailers are dealing with the same pressures as their US counterparts and more.

  • Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    Commerzbank is expected to set out plans for a multibillion-dollar fundraising as early as Wednesday that will substantially reduce its dependence on German government aid, the Financial Times reports.

  • The Second Market

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin on reports from Sharepost that detail the valuation of several big name private companies. Also, a look at the problem of insider trading for people inside and outside of Silicon Valley, with Steven Feldman, Herrick Feinstein partner, and CNBC's John Carney.

  • Interest rates

    It is all but certain that the ECB will raise rates this week. It has been itching to do so for some time. Now that the moment has arrived, what will the move actually mean for the euro zone and the global economy?