Some of today's financial products resemble the murder holes of medieval times in that you are almost guaranteed to lose if you get caught in one.
In this era of data breaches, how do you keep your investment accounts secure? What protections and recourse do you have if your accounts are compromised?
Don't be fooled by ETFs that look like stocks but have the risks of futures -- and are almost guaranteed to be losers over time.
Officials say Bank of America has reached a $17 billion deal with authorities over its mortgage-backed securities. The real price tag will likely be lower.
CYNK stock fell dramatically after a two-week halt in trading. Information is scant about the firm and what pushed it to a one-time $6 billion market cap.
Activist investor Bill Ackman fired another salvo at Herbalife Tuesday, trying to convince investors it's a scam. The market's response? Not what he wanted.
New York state's attorney general files a securities fraud lawsuit against Barclays , accusing the British bank of giving an unfair edge to certain clients.
In a ruling Monday, the Supreme Court made it tougher for investors to join together to sue corporations for securities fraud.
Questions about how to apply securities law to activist investors could complicate any potential insider trading case against Carl Icahn and others.
John Babikian of Montreal used a now-closed e-mail list called AwesomePennyStocks to pump stocks while dumping his own shares, the Securities and Exchange Commission says.
FINRA's BrokerCheck doesn't include all the information about financial advisers that investors can get from other sources. Here's why that could be a problem for you.
Executives at two bitcoin companies are charged with money laundering charges by selling more than $1 million in bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road.
Week after week, the broker cold-calls you with a "guaranteed" stock tip. Each time, his prediction comes true. Is he psychic? Using insider info? Nope. It's a...
JPMorgan reported a 7.3 percent drop in quarterly profit it paid penalties to the government for not reporting suspicions of fraud by client Bernie Madoff.
Just because Bernie Madoff will spend the rest of his life in jail doesn't mean that we're safe from investment cons. Here's how to recognize the next Ponzi schemer you meet.
JPMorgan Chase agrees to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring obvious warning signs of Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.
JPMorgan Chase is nearing a $2 billion settlement with federal authorities to resolve suspicions that the bank ignored signs of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, a report says.
Federal officials charge two Seattle men with 35 counts of illegally trading on private Microsoft information.
Former Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko is sentenced to more than 4 years in prison for laundering $5 million on behalf of a Nigerian governor.
The U.S. Justice Department plans to bring mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014, Attorney General Eric Holder says.
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
MF Global, the bankrupt brokerage firm led by former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, has been ordered by regulators to pay $1.2 billion in restitution to its customers.
JPMorgan Chase & Co said Friday it agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities before the housing market...
More than 8 in 10 consumers have been targeted by potential fraud online. That's scary. But what's scarier is that more than 40% of us don't recognize the warning signs.