The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday to limit the definition of a federal fraud law. Jeffrey Brown talks with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about what the ruling could mean for several well-known cases of white-collar crime.
A Broadway musical about the fall of the disgraced Enron Corporation is closing after just 15 performances, following a hugely successful London run. Jeffrey Brown reports on the tepid reaction to the play from U.S. critics and audiences.
Margaret Warner talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling's appeal to the Supreme Court and the dismissal of a challenge brought by Chinese detainees at Guantanamo.
Question: What are mark-to-market rules? And should they be changed? Paul Solman: When it comes to the current crisis, this is the question (or one major question): To “mark to market” or not to “mark to market”? Consider a…
Question/Comment: I’m concerned that your viewers are going to come away from this discussion thinking that the market is to blame. The risky investments you refer to at the root of this problem were ones that the government mandated, ones…
Illinois residents have seen a jump in electricity rates recently. NewsHour correspondent Elizabeth Brackett looks at the debate over deregulation and freezing rates in Illnois.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced Monday to more than 24 years in prison for his part in accounting practices that led to the company's collapse. His is the latest in a series of cases of corporate corruption that…
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Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling was sentenced Monday to 24 years and three months in prison for his part in crimes that led to the one-time energy giant's collapse.
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Former Enron chief financial officer Andrew Fastow, 44, was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday, more than two years after he pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy for his involvement in the energy company's 2001 collapse.
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