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Is There an Enron SItting In Your Portfolio?

Enron may be the most infamous, but it's just one of many instances of financial chicanery in recent corporate history. Examples of such shenanigans are rich, ripe, and recurring, right up to the present. Learning to spot potential black holes -- which we'll help you do in this series -- will allow you to avoid bad investments and purge your portfolio of ticking time bombs.

Green Mountain Tumbles After Accounting Error Is Revealed

Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters plummeted 17.4% in morning trading Wednesday after the company announced that it had discovered $4.4 million worth of accounting errors dating back to 2007, and that the SEC had started a probe.