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N.Y. Attorney General Eliot Spitzer announces a court order requiring immediate reforms in investment counseling by Merrill Lynch, on April 8, 2002. (Kathy Willens - AP)
Mutual Fund Probes
 Problems? Try a New Name (The Washington Post, 9/17/04)
 A Year of Charges, Reforms for Funds (The Washington Post, 9/1/04)
 Mutual Funds Reveal Shareholder Votes (The Washington Post, 9/1/04)

 Web Special: Latest developments in the investigation.
Investing Tips from NASD
 Are you owed a refund?
 Resources for Invesors
 401K Learning Center: Mutual fund investing 101
 Avoiding Scams: Investor Alerts
 Mutual Fund Expense Analyzer: Calculators and tools to help you evaluate the costs of mutual funds.
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 How to Invest
 Tips on Smart Investing
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The Wall Street Settlement
Here's how much each firm will pay as part of the $1.4 billion settlement:

Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney: $400 million
Credit Suisse First Boston: $200 million
Merrill Lynch: $200 million
Morgan Stanley: $125 million
Goldman Sachs Group: $110 million
Lehman Brothers Holdings: $80 million
J.P. Morgan Chase: $80 million
Bear Stearns: $80 million
UBS Warburg: $80 million
U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray: $32.5 million

Source: The Washington Post
Live Online: The Settlement
 Transcript: New York State Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, the man who led the probe on Wall Street's top investment banking firms, discusses some of the terms of the settlement.
 Transcript: The Post's Ben White discusses some of the terms of the $1.4 billion Wall Street settlement and offers resources for investors who are seeking recourse.
The Wall Street Probe
Spitzer  Timeline: Spitzer Probe
Eliot Spitzer

 Case Study: Blodget and Aether Systems
 Editorial: Wall Street's 'Big Lie'
 Column: Taking Investors' Money, A Penny at a Time
 Opinion: Can Corporate America Curb the Monster?
 Report: News and Resources
Corporate Confidence Crisis
 Primer: Why the Growing Cynicism?
 Primer: Probe on Wall Street
 Primer: Enron's Downfall
 Primer: Accounting & Andersen
Accounting Industry
 Special Report: News and Resources
 Andersen Trial Timeline
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 Washington Investing
 The Color of Money
 Cash Flow
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 Personal Finance Special Report
A Run for the Money
New York Attorney General Eliot L. Spitzer, who is running for governor in 2006 on the strength of his high-profile investigations of Wall Street and the financial-services industry, is having no problem raising money for his campaign.

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Complaint Readied In Prudential Case: Former Managers, Brokers to Be Targeted (Post, Nov. 4, 2003)

Lawmakers Lambaste Mutual Funds: Key Senate, House Members Chastise Industry Amid Reports of Abuses (Post, Nov. 4, 2003)

SEC Finds Illegal Fund Trading: Survey Discloses After-Hours Deals (Post, Nov. 3, 2003)

Scandal Tarnishes Mutual Funds: Regulators Plan Rules To Stop Trading Abuses (Post, Nov. 2, 2003)

$1.4 Billion Wall Street Settlement Approved: Federal Judge Accepts Conflict-of-Interest Deal (Post, Nov. 1, 2003)

30 Firms Face NASD Fund-Trading Probe: Putnam Executives Said to Benefit Personally (Post, Oct. 29, 2003)

Mutual Fund Probes Not Driving Off Investors: Industry Reports Money Coming In (Post, Oct. 23, 2003)

Mutual Fund Abuses Alleged in Two Cases: Charges on 'Timing'; a Fine for Sales Incentives (Post, Sept. 17, 2003)

Little Guys' Lament: Abuses Shake Investors' Confidence in Mutual Fund Industry (Post, Sept. 14, 2003)

Wall Street Draws SEC Warning: Firms Told to Change Practices to Halt Conflicts of Interest (Post, Sept. 10, 2003)

Two Firms To Reimburse Investors: Bank of America, Janus Cited in Trading Probe (Post, Sept. 9, 2003)

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