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PODCAST: SAC Capital pleads guilty to insider trading

David Brancaccio Nov 4, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: SAC Capital pleads guilty to insider trading

David Brancaccio Nov 4, 2013
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A settlement is expected today between federal prosecutors and hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors over allegations of insider trading. SAC would pay $1.2 billion — the largest fine ever for insider trading. 

Colorado voters are deciding a closely-watched ballot initiative on Election Day 2013. Amendment 66 (A66) would raise income taxes in two tiers, depending on a resident’s incom, in order to pump $950 million more into pre-K-through-12 public education in the state. The vote’s considered by many to be a nationwide bellwether as to whether voters will pay more in taxes, to get a bigger, better school system, after years of budget cuts.

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