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  • Sheriff of Wall Street at Delivering Alpha     Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney SDNY Preet Bharara, provides insight to some of the most recent insider trading cases, and why some people are still committing this crime.

  • Insider trading case for Texas tycoon shot down Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    Sam Wyly attends a panel on Day 2 of the American Renewable Energy Day Aspen, Colo.

    Sam Wyly was found not liable for insider trading by a U.S. court two months after a federal jury found him guilty of fraud.

  • Steven Cohen writes big check to Uncle Sam Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    Cohen proved to be a stickler for the letter of the law when it came to paying the criminal penalty imposed on his former hedge fund. The NYT reports.

  • The case against Rengan Rajaratnam     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Former Federal prosecutor Mitch Epner, and CNBC's Scott Cohn discuss the acquittal of Rengan Rajaratnam on insider trading charges.

  • Preet Bharara, United States attorney for the Southern District of New York.

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has lost his first case since cracking down on insider trading. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the jury has found Rengan Rajaratnam not guilty of conspiracy to commit insider trading.

  • Rengan Rajaratnam acquitted: Reuters     Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the jury has found Rengan Rajaratnam not guilty of conspiracy.

  • Rengan Rajaratnam acquitted in insider-trading case Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    Rengan Rajaratnam, founder of Sedna Capital Management and younger brother of imprisoned hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam, arrives at federal court in New York, June 17, 2014.

    The brother of an imprisoned ex-billionaire hedge fund founder has been acquitted of conspiracy.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn reports insider trading charges have been dropped against Rengan Rajaratnam, according to wire stories. Rajaratnam still faces 1 count of conspiracy.

  • Prosecutors: Stiffer sentence for Mathew Martoma Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 6:37 PM ET
    Mathew Martoma (L) walks with wife Rosemary and his lawyer outside Manhattan federal court on Jan. 3, 2013.

    The probation department recommended 96 months of incarceration for ex-SAC Capital employee Mathew Martoma.

  • Officials subpoena Dean Foods on Icahn probe: WSJ Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 5:31 PM ET
    Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn.

    Officials are subpoenaing Dean Foods for information on activist investor Carl Icahn and golfer Phil Mickelson, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Insider trading: How rogue is it? Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    The authors of the recent study on insider trading that had Wall Street abuzz go a step further on exactly how rogue it is.

  • House panel subpoenaed in insider trading probe Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    Prosecutors have issued subpoenas in an investigation into whether congressional staff tipped stock traders to a change in health-care policy. The WSJ reports.

  • Legalize insider trading? That's ridiculous Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Billionaire Galleon Group hedge fund cofounder Raj Rajaratnam departs Manhattan Federal Court during his trial March 23, 2011 in New York City.

    One of the most breathtakingly incompetent ideas I've ever heard is the idea of legalizing all insider trading, says attorney Andrew Stoltmann.

  • Should insider trading be legalized? Some think so Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:16 PM ET
    Michael Steinberg was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for insider trading, capping one of the biggest victories for prosecutors who spent seven years investigating the hedge fund and its boss, Steven A. Cohen.

    A new study says insider trading may be involved in 25 percent of public company deals. That has some arguing that it should be legalized.

  • Legalize insider trading?     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    A New York Times article reveals a study of hundreds of deals involving public companies from 1996 through the end of 2012. 1 in 4 of those deals was surrounded by some kind of suspicious activity. CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and civil securities attorney Andrew Stoltmann, weigh in.

  • Motif Investing makes 'Disruptor 50'     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC included Motif Investing in its "Disruptor 50" list this year. Its co-founder & CEO Hardeep Walia, says shale, China internet and transportation are current motifs his company is eyeing.

  • Stocks still attractive: Pro     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    Discussing current market trends, and strategies to picking stocks, with John Buckingham, AFAM Capital CIO, and Hardeep Walia, Motif Investing co-founder & CEO.

  • An article in the New York Times reveals a study which looked at hundreds of deals involving public companies from 1996 through the end of 2012. 1 in 4 of those deals was surrounded by some kind of suspicious activity. Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine, and former SEC Commissioner Harvey Pitt, discuss.

  • It's time to legalize insider trading: Roth Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    A new study reveals that insider trading is more rampant than previously thought; Carol Roth says it's time to legalize it.

  • Study reveals suspiciously profitable trades     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian provides perspective on a new study which reveals suspicious profitable trades surrounding public company deals. Andrew Ross Sorkin, weighs in.