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Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 317 points on news of the Argentina default and weak corporate earnings.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dow Jones Sent Plummeting Amid Multiple Investor Worries

The red flags were everywhere, among them weak corporate results, the looming end of stimulus from the Federal Reserve and tensions between the West and Russia.

07/31/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer, Bryan Cranston

Stars Join Schumer To Back Big Tax Deduction For Broadway Shows

Broadway theater – and live commercial theater around the country – would get a huge financial boost under a change in the federal tax code proposed by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.)

04/07/2014

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Indirect Investors May Get Cut Of Reclaimed Madoff Fund

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Monday that more than 10,000 people whose indirect investments with Bernard Madoff prevented them from eligibility for billions of dollars will get to make claims against a $2.35 billion fund.

11/18/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Charged With Involvement In Massive Fraud

Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.

09/26/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Court Rejects Lawsuit Filed By Madoff Victims Against SEC

The appeals court said the Securities and Exchange Commission’s actions and “regrettable inaction” are shielded by rules protecting government employees from lawsuits when they carry out a discretionary function or duty.

04/10/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Trustee: $2.5 Billion In Checks Mailed Out To Madoff Ponzi Scheme Victims

The decades-long fraud cost investors about $17.3 billion, Picard estimated. Since becoming the trustee for victims swindled in the scheme, Picard said he has recovered more than $9 billion.

09/20/2012

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Mets’ Money Woes Continue

The Mets have even more problems to worry about than just the start of spring training in the coming weeks. In fact, these problems could change the direction of the franchise for years to come. Those problems are major money issues with the owners.

01/29/2011

Bernie Madoff

Some Investors Object To $7.2 Billion Madoff Deal

A lawyer for the investors filed papers in federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan objecting to a settlement that will provide $7.2 billion to Madoff investors who lost their original investment.

01/07/2011

Wall Street Bull (credit: Getty Images)

Stocks Start 2011 With A Lift

In early trading, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 107 points, or 0.9 percent, to 11,683. The Standard and Poor’s 500-stock index gained 12, or 1 percent, to 1,270. The Nasdaq composite rose 33, or 1.2 percent, to 2,686.

01/03/2011

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DA: Westchester Man Swindled Via Baseball Venture

Prosecutors say a suburban New York man lured investors into backing his plan for a children’s baseball facility, then embezzled tens of thousands of dollars to pay his home mortgage.

11/25/2010

The General Motors logo is seen at a used car dealership - Toy, MI - August 17, 2010 - Photo: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

GM Offering May Leave Out Many Small Investors

Pension funds, mutual funds and other big institutions all want a piece of the rehabilitated GM. That means the three dozen banks divvying up the new shares may not have much left for individual investors.

11/17/2010

NYC Twins Get Prison In $2 Million Stock Scam

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York pair of identical twin thieves is headed to prison for scamming more than $2 million from dozens of people by making phony promises of can’t-lose stock investments.

10/22/2010

The Pine Street headquarters of American International Group Inc. (AIG) in lower Manhattan is shown on March 23, 2009, after the troubled insurer took their name down over the weekend from the front of their Water Street building. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP)

Report: AIG, Government Discuss Bailout Repayment

The plan would begin with the Treasury Department converting $49 billion in preferred stock it holds in AIG into common shares, according to the report.

09/14/2010