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    The court-appointed receiver in the Stanford Financial case—whose job is to locate funds to return to investors—is suing some 400 of them in a controversial "clawback" case.

  • Plus, an updated call on The India Fund and more.

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    The court-appointed receiver in the Stanford Financial case—whose job is to locate funds to return to investors—is suing some 400 of them in a controversial "clawback" case.

  • Wonder why your returns don’t look like the pros? Turns out they may have an unfair advantage.

  • The bill was was approved Tuesday by the House Financial Services Committee, which Frank chairs. The measure was approved in a 40-28 party-line vote.

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    The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department are defending their investigations of the alleged $8 billion Stanford Financial fraud. This, following an investigation by the SEC's Inspector General — first reported by CNBC — that concluded the SEC "effectively halted" its investigation last year at the Justice Department's request.

  • BlackRock's headquarters in New York.

    Giant money manager BlackRock is putting together an investment fund that it says will give ordinary Americans a chance to profit from the financial bailouts that they are paying for.

  • Wall Street

    The financial crisis may have left investment banking bruised and embarrassed, but analysts say an industry comeback is on the way, even if it means competing in a dramatically different marketplace.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    It is the hot new thing on Wall Street, a way for a handful of traders to master the stock market, peek at investors’ orders and, critics say, even subtly manipulate share prices.

  • A group of US senators think they’ve found it. Cramer interviewed Ted Kaufman of Delaware to get the whole story.

  • Wall Street must stop dealing in leveraged ETFs, the Mad Money host says. And investors shouldn’t bank with those that do.

  • SEC

    Federal regulators on Wednesday proposed new rules to restrain investment firms from making political donations to state or local government officials with an eye toward winning pension plan or other public business.

  • Sonia Sotomayor, as nominee for US Supreme Court Justice.

    Though Sonia Sotomayor is widely expected to win confirmation to the US Supreme Court, the business community is still wondering just what kind of justice she'll be

  • These stocks are traps, the Mad Money host says, for unsuspecting investors.

  • California Flag

    I'm not ready to leave yet. I'm a native Angeleno. My kids are fourth generation Californians. I have a job (hurray!), and the weather is just so darn good, along with the Mexican food. California, you sure do make it hard to love you, but I always look for the upside.

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    Ameriprise Financial Services on Friday agreed to pay more than $17 million to settle federal regulators' charges that it failed to disclose nearly $31 million received for selling certain investments to its brokerage customers.

  • If young bankers could make as much in Washington as they do on Wall Street, problems like Bernie Madoff might not be, well, problems anymore.

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    Securities and Exchange Commission staffers are denying they "stood down" in their investigation of accused fraudster Allen Stanford, according to a Congressman who attended a closed-door briefing on the case this morning.

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    They have been reviled as the bad hats of Wall Street, nefarious traders who cashed in on the market collapse and, some insist, helped precipitate it.  Now short-sellers are coming under even more unwanted scrutiny, this time from federal regulators.

  • Beazer Home

    Federal prosecutors in North Carolina filed criminal fraud conspiracy charges against Beazer Homes USA on Wednesday, but they agreed to dismiss the case if the company complies with an agreement accepting responsibility for certain wrongdoing and pays millions to victims.