The SEC chairman has criticized his own agency's failure to investigate warnings about Bernard Madoff, who is accused of a massive fraud scheme. Analysts examine the SEC's inquiry.
The size of the scandal surrounding Wall Street trader Bernard Madoff's alleged fraud continues to unravel, drawing in charities, foundations and top investors. Mort Zuckerman, the head of a charitable trust caught up in the schemes, and an SEC analyst…
A prominent Wall Street trader was arrested on charges of massive fraud that may cost investors $50 billion. Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Lauricella discusses what may be the largest fraud scheme in the history of Wall Street.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain exchanged jabs over their tax plans and the economy as they campaigned Wednesday in Florida and North Carolina. Judy Woodruff reports from the campaign trail.
Recent elections in New Mexico have encountered voting irregularities, including missing ballots and technical troubles. After a report on efforts to ensure a fair election in Albuquerque, an election law expert examines the voting problems.
The Justice Department and the FBI announced hundreds of arrests Thursday for mortgage fraud, which is blamed for sparking a national credit crisis and nationwide housing crisis. An NPR correspondent and Columbia Law professor examine the government crackdown.
Question/Comment: Bear Sterns did not go under overnight. Unless they are incompetent, the executives must have known what was happening for at least a year, maybe longer. So how come they took hundreds of millions in salary and bonuses (maybe…
The fighting that raged in Kenya after disputed December elections was a sign of deep-seated ethnic tensions and underlying economic problems in the country, including joblessness. Margaret Warner reports from Kenya on the roots of the violence.
Various New York lawmakers and newspapers called for Gov. Eliot Spitzer's resignation Tuesday, after he was linked to a prostitution ring Monday via a federal wiretap. Reporters discuss Spitzer's political career and the fallout from the scandal.
In a yet another twist to South Africa's political scene, Jacob Zuma, the recently elected leader of the country's ruling party, has been charged in a corruption case that could jeopardize his chances of becoming president.
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