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Insider Trading

  1. the money game
    Washington, D.C., Has an Insider-Trading ProblemWhy are Fed governors trading as they move markets? Why is Nancy Pelosi speculating on Tesla shares?
  2. politics
    SEC Investigating Richard Burr for Possible Insider TradingThe North Carolina senator’s conveniently timed transactions at the beginning of the pandemic are under scrutiny again.
  3. the money game
    A Very, Very Crypto Insider-Trading ScandalDid an executive at the world’s largest NFT marketplace front-run his customers?
  4. politics
    Burr Steps Down As Intelligence Committee Chair Amid Insider Trading ProbeThe move comes a day after the FBI reportedly seized Burr’s phone while investigating whether he dumped stock following Senate coronavirus briefings.
  5. 2020 elections
    Kelly Loeffler’s Money Is Her Biggest Problem and Her Only HopeThe appointed senator has had months of bad publicity over unsavory stock deals, plus intraparty opposition perhaps backed by Trump.
  6. gop resignations
    NY Republican Collins Resigns While Pleading Guilty to Insider-Trading ChargesCollins was in trouble in both the primary and the general election, but his very Trumpy district should be safe for some other Republican.
  7. GOP Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading ChargesRep. Chris Collins passed inside info to his son, who dumped stock in a pharmaceutical company just before its stock price plummeted 92 percent.
  8. Trump Pal Sold Millions in Steel-Related Stock Days Before Tariff NewsCoincidence?
  9. GOP Lawmakers Bought Health-Insurance Stocks While Advancing TrumpcareCongressman Mike Conaway’s family bought stock in UnitedHealth the same day that a bill repealing Obamacare’s taxes on insurers advanced in committee.
  10. GOP Congressman Loses $17 Million on Biotech StockChris Collins got House Republicans discounted shares in a biotech firm. Now he’s facing an ethics investigation, and the stock has plummeted.
  11. Tom Price Bought Pharma Stocks — Then Lobbied for the Industry in AustraliaThe Health secretary’s blatant corruption grows even more blatant.
  12. Report: Fired U.S. Attorney Bharara Was Investigating Health Secretary Tom PricePreet Bharara was overseeing an investigation into the Health secretary’s stock trades when the Trump administration demanded his resignation.
  13. Tom Price Is the Perfect Villain for Obamacare DefendersThe upside of Price’s confirmation for Democrats: A (seemingly) corrupt opponent of Medicare is now the face of Obamacare repeal.
  14. Tom Price Introduced Bill to Help Company After Buying StockTrump’s pick for Health Secretary later received money from the company’s PAC, too.
  15. Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary Traded Medical Stocks While in CongressTom Price traded more than $300,000 in shares of health-care companies while sponsoring legislation that would likely affect the value of the shares.
  16. the paper chase
    Insider-Trading Co-Conspirator Ate All Those Post-it Notes for NothingOn the plus side, Post-its are paleo?
  17. crimes and misdemeanors
    Former SAC Portfolio Manager Mathew Martoma Convicted, But Steve Cohen Is SafeFor now.
  18. business
    How the ‘Good Guy’ Defense Failed Rajat GuptaFor Wall Street wrongdoers, it’s not enough to be a mensch.
  19. business
    Rajat Gupta, Corporate Chieftain, Convicted of Insider Trading [Updated]It’s the government’s biggest get yet.
  20. trials
    Rajat Gupta Wasn’t the Only Alleged Cheater at Goldman SachsAnother Goldman trader was supposedly giving out insider info too.
  21. insider trading
    Office of Congressional Ethics Investigating Representative Bachus for Insider TradingThe OCE has found probable cause to examine Bachus’s dealings.
  22. politics
    Senate Passes Bill Banning Congressional Insider TradingThe bill passed by a 96-3 margin.
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Rajat Gupta Hit With a Few Additional ChargesThe former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading now faces even more allegations.
  24. full disclosure
    Congressional Insider Trading Ban Overwhelmingly Passes Procedural HurdleThe STOCK act moves forward after a 93–2 vote.
  25. The FBI Is Cracking Down on Insider Trading AgainThe ghost of Rajs past.
  26. uh-oh
    Senate Committee to Examine Possible Insider Trading in CongressA Senate panel will examine possible improprieties next week.
  27. uh-oh
    Does Congress Have an Insider Trading Problem?So says a new ‘60 Minutes’ report.
  28. good ship galleon
    Rajat Gupta Will Face Criminal Charges for Insider Trading [Updated]He is expected to turn himself in over his role in the Galleon case.
  29. good ship galleon
    Raj Rajaratnam Should Not Have Trusted the Fortune TellerThe insider trader wrongly went with astrology.
  30. good ship galleon
    Raj Rajaratnam Sets Record for Insider Trading Prison SentenceBillionaire hedge-funder sentenced to eleven years.
  31. puppies!!!!!!
    Winifred Jiau Apologizes to the Real Victim of Her Insider TradingHis name is Hunter.
  32. good ship galleon
    Raj Rajaratnam Might Get Extra Jail Time for Playing DumbThe Galleon founder still isn’t “clear” on what exactly he did wrong.
  33. good ship galleon
    How Much Jail Time Should Raj Rajaratnam Serve?Shockingly, the prosecution and defense have different opinions.
  34. the good ship galleon
    We Will Have to Wait at Least 30 Months for Danielle Chiesi’s Reality-TV ShowThe ex-trader was not camera-shy at her sentencing yesterday.
  35. good ship galleon
    Danielle Chiesi Settles for $540,000 With SECBet that was one exchange that didn’t feel like an orgasm.
  36. insider trading
    It’s Getting Tough Out There for Inside TradersFormer consultant Winifred Jiau is the latest to be convicted for sharing confidential information.
  37. careless whispers
    SAC Capital Eyed in SEC Probe of Biotech DealThe circling sharks get closer to their prey.
  38. careless whispers
    Former Managing Director of the NASDAQ Charged With Insider TradingIt’s raining insider-trading allegations!
  39. careless whispers
    The Mets Pick a Preferred Bidder … Not Named Steve CohenCongressional investigation into SAC Capital ramps up.
  40. careless whispers
    Raj Gupta Was Merely Trying to Fulfill His Destiny As a Billionaire EagleWhen Raj Rajaratnam gave him the chicken flu.
  41. careless whispers
    The Softer Side of Steve Cohen’s Life of LeisureHe finds the Dutch Masters dark and ugly.
  42. good ship galleon
    Raj Rajaratnam is Found Guilty on All Fourteen Counts [Updated]He faces up to up twenty years in prison.
  43. careless whispers
    Insider-Trading Investigation Probes Steve Cohen’s ‘Big Book,’ But Not Steve CohenThere’s a whole lot of probing going on.
  44. good ship galleon
    Rajaratnam’s Lawyer Hates You So Much Right Now“I hate you, I’m not telling you a thing.”
  45. careless whispers
    What Gives a Hedge-Fund Wife Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?Violence in the Middle East? Nope, try again.
  46. good ship galleon
    Rajaratnam Closing Arguments Feature Cochran Impersonation, Hipster Eye Roll“If it’s public, you must acquit.”
  47. good ship galleon
    Weeks Before Insider-Trading Trial, Rajaratnam Invested in Witness’s Hedge FundNot that there’s anything wrong with that.
  48. careless whispers
    Say Hello to Chip Skowron III, the Latest Hedge-Funder Charged With Insider Trading [Updated]Over a tip about Human Genome Sciences.
  49. careless whispers
    Latest Insider-Trading Scheme Started When NYU Law Student Was a Summer Associate at Cravath“I’ve got something.”
  50. careless whispers
    Accomplice Believes Having ‘Numerous Cousins’ Will Help Hide Alleged Insider TradingNo need to burn the money, they’ll never find it.
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