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Posts Tagged ‘Insider Trading’

David Einhorn

Insider Trading Alert: Verifone $PAY

Douglas Bergeron, CEO of Verifone (PAY), disclosed earlier this month that DGB Investments- a related principal investment firm which presumably manages......(read more)
Opko Health Inc. (NYSE:OPK)

Why Are Insiders Buying Opko Health? $OPK

In the financial world, there are many reasons why corporate insiders would choose to sell their company’s stock, but only one reason why they would......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: John Burbank, Steven Cohen, Telus Corp

Passport To Wind Down Materials Hedge Fund After 31% Loss (Bloomberg) Passport Capital LLC, the $3.4 billion hedge fund founded by John Burbank, plans......(read more)
Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD)

Insider Trading Report: Smithfield Foods $SFD $HRL $CALM $SAFM $TSN

Keeping track of insider transactions can be a helpful tool in gleaning the health and future prospects of stocks that are traded by insiders. Insiders......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Insider Purchases in Medtronic, Exco, and Cyberonics

Insiders may buy shares of a company because they believe its stock price will move higher and want to profit from this anticipated rise. Sell-offs might......(read more)
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Tai Nguyen, Equity Research Firm Founder, Charged with Insider Trading

Insight Research founder Tai Nguyen is charged with insider trading yesterday. Here is what SEC said in its press release:...(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Insiders Are Buying These 2 Dividend Stocks

Insiders usually buy stock in their own company because they expect the value of the company’s shares to move up. Acknowledging that insiders have access......(read more)

Large-Cap Stocks Insiders Are Buying $HPQ $MSFT

For ordinary investors, following the smartest investors in the world is always a good strategy to develop investment ideas. But, who are smart investors......(read more)
Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)

Insider Trading: Hewlett Packard, Yahoo $HPQ $YHOO $CVI $FTR

Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock......(read more)
Bill Miller

Insider Buying in Large Cap Stocks

We have been tracking corporate insiders because we believe it is a good starting point to analyze stocks with notable insider purchases. Insiders’......(read more)

Large-cap Stocks Insiders are Buying (May 14-May 18)

Corporate insiders usually have more information about their own companies than average investors. They also understand their companies and their industries......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

Insider Trading Report: Coca-Cola

As the world’s largest producer of soft drinks, Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) is a favorite of sweet tooths and investors alike, as it currently holds half of......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Insider Trading Report: Netflix $NFLX

Since going public in 2002, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has become the go-to media service for couch potatoes everywhere, as the company offers an extensive......(read more)

Insider Trading Report: Bank of South Carolina Corp

Last week, insiders at Bank of South Carolina Corp (NASDAQ:BKSC) purchased shares of the company’s stock at prices between $11.40 and $11.50.  On May......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Insider Purchases in Large Cap Stocks: $KO $HES $CME $GE

Focusing on stocks with large insider purchases is always a good starting point to choose stocks to be analyzed. On average, these stocks are more likely......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Barry Rosenstein Sold 1 Million Shares of $BKS

Barry Rosenstein has been very lucky this year. Right after he initiated a huge position in Barnes & Noble (BKS), Microsoft granted a $300 million......(read more)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Insider Purchases: Netflix, Akamai, Life Time Fitness

Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock......(read more)
hedge fund research

2 Large-Cap Stocks Insiders Are Buying

In order to regulate insider trading, the SEC requires corporate insiders to report buying and selling their companies’ stocks within two business days......(read more)

5 Stocks Insiders Are Buying

Insider information pays. While insider purchases do not always mean investors should also buy the stock, on the average, when an insider purchases stock......(read more)
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management

Hedge Fund News : Seth Klarman, Hedge Fund Start-Ups Loses Appeal, Ex-Summit Chief for Insider Trading

Trient Asset Management of Norway, Tiger Management Announce Strategic Partnership Focussed on Global Macro (EON) Trient Asset Management AS (“Trient......(read more)

Four Stocks Insiders Bought Recently

When insiders are buying, you know it has to be good – and the larger the purchase, the better it usually is. While insider purchases do not necessarily......(read more)
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL)

Sardar Biglari’s Cracker Barrel Insider Buys

Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock......(read more)
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Insider Trading Case: Alcoholics Anonymous

Securities regulators have charged two Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) advisors and three unnamed persons with insider trading. Apparently, the men made......(read more)

Last Week’s Notable Insider Purchases

Insider transactions are usually worth looking at. Though insider purchases or sells do not always send clear “buy” or “sell” signals, it is always......(read more)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX)

Insiders Are Buying These Stocks

Most investors usually associate insider trading with illegal transactions. In fact, insider trading can be either legal or illegal. Illegal insider trading......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

An AIG Insider Agrees with Bruce Berkowitz

Insider purchases usually signal that the stock is undervalued. As a result, stock prices often increase after insiders disclose their transactions to......(read more)
CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Insider Purchases in Three Large-Cap Stocks

Inside information pays. Corporate insiders usually have access to material non-public information about their companies. They sometimes trade illegally......(read more)
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John Kinnucan Was Charged in Insider Trading Case

The government’s sprawling insider trading case netted another fish Thursday afternoon as the FBI took John Kinnucan into custody at his Portland......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Six Stocks Insiders Are Buying

Insiders may sell shares for any number of reasons, but there is really only one reason insiders buy shares of a company — they believe the stock......(read more)

18 Services Stocks with Insider Buying

We track corporate insiders because we believe that they have an edge over ordinary investors. Our past studies have shown that insiders on average outperformed......(read more)
insider trading

SEC Expands Insider Trading Charges Against Rajat Gupta

The SEC have expanded their insider trading case against Rajat Gupta, “charging him with passing tips to convicted hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam......(read more)

SEC isn’t Interested in Einhorn’s ‘Insider Dealing’ with Punch

Insider trading has been a hot topic in the finance world. Over the last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has fined or charged dozens......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

13 Cheap US Stocks Insiders Bought Recently

We track corporate insiders because we believe that they have an edge over ordinary investors. Academic research has shown that insider purchases on average......(read more)
Southpoint Capital Investor Letter

New Fines in Greenlight Capital Insider Trading Case

The insider trading case involving David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital and its trading of Punch Taverns before the company announced its fundraising......(read more)

Osborne Fined in NSA Insider Trading Query Over Einhorn Deal

The chapter of the FSA’s insider trading fines against Greenlight Capital‘s David Einhorn over his sale of Punch Taverns stock may be over......(read more)
Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B)

See Why Earnings May Hinder Insider Trading

Brown-Forman Benzinga has been tracking Brown-Forman’s insider trading over the last couple weeks. Over time, company executives have been selling......(read more)

David Einhorn, George Soros At Davos, Warren Buffett’s Secretary

Greenlight’s David Einhorn Ordered Insider Trades ‘Within Minutes’ of Tip (Bloomberg) The following day, a corporate broker from Firm X and Punch......(read more)
Southpoint Capital Investor Letter

David Einhorn and His Side of the FSA’s Insider Trading Story

David Einhorn was fined for insider trading yesterday by Britain’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) (read the story here). The agency “ordered......(read more)

Greenlight’s Einhorn Fined by British FSA for Insider Trading

David Einhorn, founder and manager of Greenlight Capital, was fined today by British regulators. “The Financial Services Authority ordered Einhorn......(read more)

Seven Charged with Counts of Insider Trading Today

Seven people have been charged with insider trading counts including securities fraud and conspiracy in Manhattan federal court today reports Bloomberg......(read more)

David Einhorn and Insiders Are Bullish About These Stocks

Corporate insiders have material non-public information and they sometimes trade on such information. This type of insider trading is illegal and some......(read more)

Jim Simons and Insiders Are Bullish About These Stocks

We track corporate insiders and hedge funds because we think they have an edge over ordinary investors. Insiders know their companies and the industry......(read more)
Raj Rajaratnam thinking

Prosecutors Allege Gupta Told Rajaratnam About $PG Sale of Folgers

Prosecutors in the Rajat Gupta case said in court yesterday that “former McKinsey & Co. chief Rajat Gupta gave convicted insider-trader Raj......(read more)
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SEC Widens Investigative Net to Catch Fund Fraud

The SEC is upping its game against hedge funds with returns too good to be true, reports the Wall Street Journal. “There is serious fraud in this......(read more)
Raj Rajaratnam thinking

Insider Trading and the Birth of the Perfect Hedge

Five years ago, FBI agents David Chaves and Patrick Carroll received intelligence that “a surge in profits at hedge funds might be the result of......(read more)
Insider Trading 3

Adondakis, Tortora and Abbasi May Be Charged with Insider Trading

Investigators are poised to enter new charges against three traders reports the Wall Street Journal. Each of these men work at big-name firms – Neuberger......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

Congressmen Get ‘Pass’ on Insider Trading, Reports 60 Minutes

Insider trading. Political corruption. These words are used constantly to describe acts in which people find ways to profit from information – either......(read more)
American Railcar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII)

Insider Purchases in 8 Companies

Two months ago the following article by Benzinga reported insider purchases in 8 companies. At the end of the article we will take a look at returns since......(read more)

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital, the SEC and the True Price of Success

Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital has been under a gun lately. It is under investigation for $14 million in suspicious trades and it is being investigated......(read more)
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The Realities of Prosecuting Rajat Gupta – No Proof, No Profit

Rajat Gupta surrendered to the FBI over insider trading charges Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta with five counts of securities fraud and......(read more)