Topic: Bernard Madoff
Germany has blamed others for the global financial crisis, but German loans funded much of the reckless spending. It must now agree to a common mechanism for Europe to pay its way out of crises. Refusing this responsibility endangers Germany and the entire euro project.
08/23/2011 04:17 pm
A book currently known as "Untitled" by "Anonymous" seems likely to be an insider's look at the downfall of Bernie Madoff.
07/28/2011 03:06 pm
Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison two years ago Wednesday. The judge in the Bernard Madoff case said a shorter sentence wouldn't suffice.
06/29/2011 01:27 pm
Maybe individual investors can’t fix the broad regulatory breakdown that has allowed financial frauds to occur, like dodgy mortgage-backed securities and Bernie Madoff’s pyramid scheme. But they can take steps to protect themselves against unscrupulous financial advisers. Knowledge is the best weapon. The more investors know, the less likely they are to be taken advantage of by a dishonest broker. Here are four ways you can ensure your broker is following the rules:
06/04/2011 08:15 am
Whistleblower rules to offer tipsters up to 30 percent of the money the government recovers in a fraud. New whistleblower rules will take effect in two months.
05/27/2011 02:01 pm
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
05/25/2011 04:19 pm
House arrest offers major advantages over jail. But the confinement comes with a price – including, in Strauss-Kahn's case, a $200,000-a-month bill for his guards.
05/20/2011 06:14 pm
Greg Mortenson and his work with school children in Central Asia is under attack. Like many other publications, we ran a story highlighting his good works. Were we wrong?
04/21/2011 02:08 pm
The CLASS Act, a program for disabled and elderly people included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act, is facing Republican scrutiny
03/25/2011 12:24 pm
The failure of a mutual fund or investment house is usually covered by an insurance fund. Here's what to look for.
01/17/2011 07:00 am