Explaining insider trading

Mar 8, 2012
Lawmakers are considering yet another bill to ban insider trading. But the term "insider trading" seems open to interpretation. Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch helps us understand what it is and why it's a big deal.
Lawmakers are considering yet another bill to ban insider trading. But the term "insider trading" seems open to interpretation. Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch helps us understand what it is and why it's a big deal.
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Rep. Spencer Bachus faces insider trading allegations

Feb 10, 2012
In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.

House GOP introduces version of insider trading bill

Feb 8, 2012
Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'

FBI nabs 7 for insider trading

Jan 18, 2012
To date more than 60 people have been arrested for schemes and illegal trades as part of the Fed's so-called "Operation Perfect Hedge"

Raj Rajaratnam reports to prison

Dec 5, 2011
The former billionaire hedge fund manager convicted of insider trading reports to prison today. It isn't so cushy at Club Fed anymore, as more upscale federal prisons used to be called.

How Henry Paulson may have tipped hedge funds

Nov 29, 2011
Reporter Richard Teitelbaum discusses U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and information given in advance to hedge fund managers on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac interventions.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices rise again, LVMH eyes something shiny at Bulgari

Mar 7, 2011
Oil is trading above $106 a barrel today on news of the continued unrest in Libya. Here in the U.S., gas prices have topped $3.50 a gallon -- tha...

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MIDDAY UPDATE: FBI and the GDP

Nov 23, 2010
Today we heard about yesterday's FBI seizures following a long and wide investigation into insider trading. The FBI seized documents from different...