SAC's $1.2B fine: When does a scoop become insider trading?

Nov 4, 2013
The hedge fund SAC has plead guilty to insider trading. The government has drawn a line in the sand when it comes to trading in material non-public information.
 The headquarters of SAC Capital is viewed in Stamford, Connecticut.
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