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Blankfein: Fed should taper bond buying

Lloyd Blankfein

The Federal Reserve should taper its massive bond-buying program at this point, but it shouldn't be as big as deal as investors are making it out to be, Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs, told CNBC on Wednesday.

Charges could be brought to members of Madoff's inner circle

American courtroom

With federal prosecutors in Manhattan facing a December deadline to bring additional charges connected to Bernie Madoff’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, they are weighing criminal charges against several people connected to the case, said people briefed on the investigation.