It's a perilous time for hedge funds and private equity firms, Paul Atkins, former SEC commissioner, told CNBC.
Nov. 2: Convicted swindler Bernie Madoff, in a jailhouse interview with investigators, he says he was stunned that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission didn’t catch him. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.
The SEC denies comment on Bernie Madoff's claim that Mary Schapiro was a dear friend, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's Charlie Gasparino has the details on Silicon Valley executives that are being investigated by the SEC.
The SEC inspector general says there is no evidence of a relationship between Bernie Madoff and SEC chair Mary Schapiro.
ST. PAUL, MN - SEPTEMBER 04: Former Pennsylvania Gov. and former Sec. of Homeland Security Tom Ridge speaks on day four of the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center on September 4, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) will accept the GOP nomination for U.S.