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Gov't loses criminal financial-crisis case

Nov 11, 2009
Two former Bear Stearns hedge-fund managers have been found not guilty of lying to investors. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis about what this means for prosecutors pursuing charges against other Wall Street execs.
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Dodd's reform bill offers safeguards

Nov 10, 2009
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd has released his 1,136-page reform bill. Among its many proposals are tighter rules on Wall Street and a unified banking regulator. Steve Henn reports.
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Madoff investors may get some money

Nov 10, 2009
Former investors in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme could potentially get some of their money back. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.
Posted In: Crime, Investing

Court to decide what can be patented

Nov 9, 2009
Cutting-edge technology companies will be watching the Supreme Court closely for a decision on a case that asks what kind of innovations can be patented. John Dimsdale reports.
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FTC takes on debt-settlement firms

Nov 4, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission is proposing new rules to crack down on unscrupulous companies promising to negotiate a better deal for the debt-strapped for a fee. John Dimsdale reports.
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Case may change mutual-fund fees

Nov 2, 2009
A case before the Supreme Court may weaken longstanding investor protections in the mutual-fund industry. Steve Henn reports.
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Supreme Court looks into business

Oct 30, 2009
The Supreme Court is set to hear a case on Monday which could eliminate longstanding investor protections in the mutual fund industry. Steve Henn explores why federal courts may seem friendly to business interests.
Posted In: Crime

Facebook wins anti-spam legal victory

Oct 30, 2009
A California court has awarded Facebook $711 million in damages in an anti-spam case. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

U.S. hopes Reapers combat piracy

Oct 27, 2009
The U.S. has stepped up its campaign against piracy in the Indian Ocean by deploying surveillance drones called Reapers off the Somalian coast. Stephen Beard reports.
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Making Fed the enforcer is uphill battle

Oct 23, 2009
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is calling on Congress to approve new regulations that would prevent another financial crisis. And he wants the Fed to be appointed the enforcer. But that idea probably won't fly with lawmakers. John Dimsdale reports.
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