Posts Tagged ‘Illegal Insider Trading’

Steven Cohen’s Newly Released Interview Might Shock You

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The PBS television show, Frontline, made public a video deposition in which hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is interviewed concerning the Securities......(read more)

Seeing Double: Rajaratnam’s Bro Just Charged With ‘Illegal’ Insider Trading

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In any given year, there are more than 200,000 insider transactions filed with the SEC, though just a fraction of these (usually less than 10) are actually......(read more)

SAC Capital’s Steven Cohen Won’t Step Down During Insider Trading Probe: Report

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Last week, we discussed the federal government’s allegations of illegal insider trading against Mathew Martoma, a former hedge fund manager employed......(read more)

Breaking News: Here are Other Hedge Funds That Also Sold Elan and Wyeth

Steven Cohen
Mathew Martoma was charged with insider trading today. “This is an insider trading case where affiliated investment advisers and their hedge funds......(read more)

Did Someone Know Einhorn Won’t Recommend Shorting Herbalife?

GREENLIGHT CAPITAL
Herbalife was up around 6% on day when everybody was expecting David Einhorn to reveal a short position in the stock at the Ira Sohn Conference. This......(read more)

Hedge Funds Received Illegal Inside Information From Henry Paulson

Michael Kors Lone Pine Capital
Bloomberg reports that hedge funds received illegal inside information from Henry Paulson. We aren’t surprised a tiny bit. Ordinary investors don......(read more)

Zvi Goffer, Emanuel Goffer, and Michael Kimelman Found Guilty in Insider Trading Case

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Zvi Goffer, Emanuel Goffer, and Michael Kimelman were found guilty in an illegal insider trading case. Zvi Goffer used to work at Raj Rajaratnam’......(read more)

Only 11% of Suspicious Insider Transactions Are Prosecuted

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has been vocal about suspicious trading at Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital. He sent a letter to SEC asking about what has......(read more)

Nelson Obus and Wynnefield Capital’s Latest Insider Filing

We were about to report Nelson Obus and Joshua Landes’ most recent insider purchases and saw a Dealbook article detailing Nelson Obus’  illegal......(read more)

Is This the Beginning of the End for Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital?

Steven Cohen
Steve Cohen won’t go to jail for illegal insider trading. Arthur Samberg didn’t go to jail for illegal insider trading but he shut down Pequot......(read more)

Insider Trading in the Post-Rajaratnam World

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Hedge Fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam has been found guilty of all 14 counts of securities fraud and conspiracy charges against him. The case now goes......(read more)

Raj Rajaratnam Guilty Verdict Proves Cheaters Never Win

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For years, Raj Rajaratnam lived like a Wall Street rock star. His Galleon Group hedge fund managed more than $7 billion in assets. Major investment banks......(read more)

Mosaic Theory Debunked: Rajaratnam Found Guilty

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The Mosaic theory was the main defense Rajaratnam used in his illegal insider trading trial. The defense team argued that Rajaratnam used information......(read more)

Dmitry Balyasny Tripled His Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Position

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:KERX)
Dmitry Balyasny is the founder of Balyasny Asset Management. He started his trading career at Schonfeld Securities in 1994. Balyasny’s Atlas Global......(read more)

Carl Icahn’s Mentor Battle, Hedge Fund Manager Charged In $3.5 Billion Ponzi Scheme

Hedge Fund Strategies
Icahn Ups Ante With Mentor Graphics (II Magazine) Carl Icahn is embroiled in another Icahn-style battle. This time with Mentor Graphics. One day after......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Fortress, Massachusetts Hedge Fund Insider Trading Case

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG)
Fortress Said to Start Asia Macro Hedge Fund Run by Levinson (Bloomberg) Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG), the buyout and hedge-fund firm run by Daniel......(read more)

Carl Icahn Accused of Illegal Insider Trading

Hedge Fund Strategies
A Blockbuster Inc creditor, Lyme Regis Partners LLC, is suing billionaire investor Carl Icahn over the conversion of his equity stake to debt. The......(read more)

Insider Trading Arrests Prove Markets Are Inefficient

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)
Vanguard became the largest mutual fund family in the United States earlier this year. Vanguard’s premise is that its investors wouldn’t be disadvantaged......(read more)

10 Illegal Insider Trading Facts You Should Know About

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Preet Bharara, our newest hero and the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, hinted a month ago that many new cases will be brought......(read more)

Warren Buffett on Efficient Market Hypothesis

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
According to the proponents of the Efficient Market Hypothesis, stock prices reflect all available information about companies and investors can’t beat......(read more)

How to Legally Profit From Illegal Insider Trading

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Insider trading is illegal when it’s based on material nonpublic information. Yet it’s quite widespread. Sometimes insiders intentionally......(read more)

The Underwear-Bomber Insiders: Why Insiders Should Be Required to Report All of Their Transactions

As millions of people get groped at the airport this Thanksgiving, we at Insider Monkey,  your source for free insider trading data, marvel at how the......(read more)

Inside Information About the Massive Insider Trading Probe

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Many may think the Wall Street Journal broke the news about a huge insider trading case about to be brought against dozens of financial players. We......(read more)

How Insiders Use Private Information and Don’t Get Caught

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Have you ever wondered how insiders use private information, yet don’t get caught and enjoy high returns? Insider trading per se is not illegal. Our......(read more)
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