insider trading


Federal prosecutors end 81 conviction win streak

Jul 9, 2014
The not guilty verdict may mean insider trading convictions will be harder to get.
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Manipulating the markets, right from the online chat room

Jan 17, 2014
Scheming and dealing in chat rooms.
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Inside the most lucrative insider trading in U.S. history

Jan 7, 2014
Jury selection began in the trial of former SAC Capital trader Mathew Martoma.
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Hedge fund founder calls insider trading rules "vague"

Nov 8, 2013
The documentary series Frontline uncovered video related to Steven A. Cohen and SAC Capital's fine of $1.2 billion.
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$1.2 billion settlement expected in SAC Capital insider trading case

Nov 4, 2013
It will be the largest fine ever for insider trading.
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SAC: 'A magnet for market cheaters'?

Jul 25, 2013
The Justice Department has charged big hedge fund SAC with insider trading.
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Political intelligence or insider trading?

Apr 4, 2013
The Government Accountability Office is releasing a new report on the so-called 'political intelligence' industry -- a growing arm of investment research.
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For one hedge fund: A heartbreaking week of staggering gossip

Mar 29, 2013
What do a $155 million Picasso, a $60 million Hamptons home, a $600 million fine and a trader in handcuffs have in common? The answer: a tumultuous week for high-profile hedge-fund titan Stephen A. Cohen.
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In insider trading cases, getting to the top of the food chain

Nov 29, 2012
Insider trading charges could be coming to one of the nation’s biggest hedge funds: SAC Capital Advisors. But will investigators implicate the hedge fund's owner?
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U.S. prosecutors go after SAC hedge fund for insider trading

Nov 21, 2012
U.S. prosecutors have filed their biggest-ever case of insider trading. The allegation: SAC Capital Advisors, a hedge fund, got early warning about the failure of an Alzheimer's drug in clinical trials. That info let the fund sell its holdings in the companies behind the drug, and reap $276 million.
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