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John Celock

Rush Limbaugh Asked To Apologize For 'Greaseball' Remark | John Celock | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

An Italian-American advocacy group is slamming Rush Limbaugh for making an on-air ethnic slur in December, now demanding that the conservative talk sh...

Corziñata: Ex-MF Global Employees Take A Whack At Old Boss

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Still angry at your old boss? Some former employees of bankrupt brokerage firm MF Global have found a way to deal with their frustration. Hint: It inv...

Regulator Adopts New Rules In Aim To Prevent Another MF Global-Like Collapse

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | Business

* CFTC finalized next slate of Dodd-Frank rules * Measures include protecting customer collateral, Volcker rule * Gensl...

Thousands Of Ex-Madoff Clients Ineligible To Net Recovery Funds

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

All these years later, the bad Bernie Madoff news keeps coming. Clients linked to the infamous fraudster's now defunct Bernard L. Madoff Investmen...

Congress Grills Credit Agencies Over MF Global Collapse

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

(Sarah N. Lynch) - Congressional investigators have launched an inquiry into the work of credit rating firms that examined MF Global Holdings Ltd'...

MF Global Allegedly Unloaded Assets Onto Goldman Before Collapse

Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

(Lauren Tara LaCapra and Matthew Goldstein) - MF Global unloaded hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of securities to Goldman Sachs in the days...

Judge: MF Global Bankruptcy Trustee Has No Conflict Of Interest

Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

The trustee liquidating MF Global's brokerage does not have a conflict of interest stemming from prior work done for one of MF Global's key lende...

MF Global Fallout Fueling Calls For Reforms In One Trading Sector

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Agricultural bankers and other players in the world's grain markets say fallout from the collapse of giant broker MF Global is...

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Confronts MF Global and Wall Street

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.25.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

When it comes to fraud, if you don't look for it, you don't find it, because when it comes to fraud, there is always a cover-up.

Obama Campaign Returns Corzine Donations

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign and the Democratic National Committee have returned more than $70,000 in contributions fro...

MF Global Collapse Puts Spotlight On Clearing Houses

Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

LONDON (Reuters) - The collapse of U.S. futures brokerage MF Global has brought to light inconsistencies in the way clearing houses operate, prom...

Marcus Baram

MF Global's Risky Practice Could Lead To Next Crisis | Marcus Baram | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

The swift implosion of MF Global highlights a common practice used by aggressive speculators, one that experts say makes the broader financial system ...

Last Minute Gift Ideas For The Procrastinating Shopper

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

Time for holiday shopping is running out and family members can be tough to shop for -- especially in this economy. That's why HuffPostBiz has put tog...

MF Global Trustee Pursues Client Funds Held Overseas

Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

The U.S. trustee for bankrupt MF Global Holdings Inc is working to recover $700 million of client funds held by the broker's UK affiliate for U.S....

Many Steps Remain Before MF Global Money Can Be Returned

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

(Nick Brown) - There is still a lot of work to do before hundreds of millions of dollars can be returned to customers of bankrupt MF Global (MFGLQ...

Corzine Meets Madoff

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Christopher Brauchli

A number of people have begun wondering what the difference is between Jon Corzine and Bernie Madoff. The answer is that Mr. Madoff knew exactly where his clients' missing billions of dollars went. Mr. Corzine is still trying to figure that out.

Corzine's Saga As Cautionary Tale of the Demise of Wall Street

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The core lesson of the Corzine imbroglio and his "Who me?" testimony before various congressional committees has not been instinctively overlooked, but certainly not emblazoned into our consciousness, as well it should be.

Rehypothecation Is An Old Story: MF Global's Story Is a Different Story of Filched Funds

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

It was as if a Member of Congress had become Corzine's PR flack. Jon Corzine has been a big Congressional fundraiser and bundler, and it is interesting to see how cheaply some Members of Congress can be bought.

Jon Corzine Disputes Notion He Knew About Misused Customer Funds

AP | DANIEL WAGNER and MARCY GORDON | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Jon Corzine's three days of testimony on MF Global's collapse offered little to satisfy lawmakers or clients who lost millions when...

MF Global's Collapse Puts Self-Regulation In Harsh Light

Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Philip Shishkin) - Two weeks after MF Global's collapse, officials from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission briefed Senate staff ...

As MF Global Teetered On Collapse, Firm Drew Up Survival Guide

Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just days before it declared bankruptcy on October 31, MF Global concluded it could remain solvent even if a major ratings ...

Was Corzine Aware Of His Company Misusing Customer Funds?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

(Alexandra Alper and Aruna Viswanatha) - The regulatory arm of CME Group has turned over interviews to the Justice Department that allege former M...

Ex-MF Global CEO Tells Senators He Never Authorized 'Misuse' Of Client Funds

AP | DANIEL WAGNER and MARCY GORDON | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — A financial-exchange executive said Tuesday that Jon Corzine might have known that MF Global tapped clients' money to lend to a Eur...

MF Global Executives: We Don't Know Where The Money Is Either

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - MF Global executives will tell lawmakers on Tuesday they do not know what happened to hundreds of millions of dollars in missing cust...

More Frozen MF Global Funds To Be Released To Customers

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

The judge overseeing the bankruptcy of MF Global has approved releasing $2.2 billion more in frozen funds to customers of the firm. U.S. Bankruptcy J...