Frank Perkins Hixon Jr., 55, was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan by Judge Ronnie Abrams. The government said Hixon generated a $260,000 profit by trading on information he knew because he headed an Evercore team advising on a deal by a liquid storage company to sell off some assets. Evercore fired Hixon in January after investigating his trades.» Read More
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares fell on weak U.S. retail sales data; a look at changes investors may see at P&G; the last market activity in the U.S. stocks; and the latest fallout from the PFGBest scandal, with CNBC's Brian Shactman, Bob Pisani, and Gary Kaminsky.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the brokerage firm is planning to file for bankruptcy on the heels of the firm's collapse. Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor, shares his thoughts on the growing scandal.
Bob Maurer, Manduca Trading, provides a broker's perspective on the PFGBest collapse, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
"Nobody cleans up their messes anymore, especially governments," rants CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighing in on historically low yields; France's Peugeot cutting 8,000 jobs, and recent financial scandals.
CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest details on the investigation of PFGBest's bankruptcy, after regulators alleged the firm misstated $200 million in customer accounts.
Discussing one of Wall Street's biggest frauds and how the rogue hedge fund manager tried to fake his own suicide to avoid prison, with Guy Lawson, "Octopus" author.
Southern Georgia bank director Aubrey Lee Price has been missing for two weeks, and has been charged for embezzling at least $17 million, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
Discussing common sense and effective regulations, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
As hedge funds become a dominant force in the investing universe, directorship services have grown into a big business on the Cayman Islands. And because of a quirk in the island’s tax code, these funds must appoint a board, the New York Times reports.
Discussing the resignation of Marcus Agius, Barclays' CEO, less than a week after the British bank agreed to pay $450 million in fines for its role in fixing interest rate prices, with Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on the arrest and guilty plea from Peter Madoff, the brother of Ponzi schemer, Bernie Madoff.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the latest details on the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Peter Madoff, the younger brother of Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff, is expected to plead guilty later today to securities fraud for his role in the Madoff Ponzi scheme, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
While not every one of these Wall Street jailbirds had offices in downtown Manhattan, they all dealt in the financial world. Click ahead to see those who have traded in their pinstripes for prison stripes.
Shawn Merriman was head of an investment firm and lay bishop in the Mormon church who persuaded friends, family, and church members to invest with him. It turned out to be a big scam, taking in more than $21 million. Among victims: his own mother.
The markets jump on reports central banks are putting plans in place to prepare for the Greek elections; UK bankers say they will take whatever steps necessary to protect their currency; the video game industry continues its free fall; Allen Stanford is sentenced to 110 years in jail.
The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.
U.S. authorities are ratcheting up their investigation of residential mortgage-backed securities — the bundles of mortgages that were at the heart of the 2008 financial crisis. And they are appealing to the public for help.
RIchard Holwell, Holwell Shuster & Goldberg partner, provides his perspective on the upcoming insider trading trial of former Goldman Sach's director, Rjjat K. Gupta.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has been getting tougher on insider trading on Wall Street, but its potential target may be too wide, The New York Times reports.