Insider Trading


  • Who is Mathew Martoma really?     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 2:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly provides insight into the background of former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, who has been found guilty of insider trading.

  • Bharara: Martoma a convicted felon     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    Former SAC hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been found guilty of insider trading. U.S. District Attorney Preet Bharara said cheating may "have been profitable for Martoma, but ... it made him a convicted felon."

  • Mathew Martoma found guilty     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    Former SAC Capital Advisors hedge fund portfolio manager Mathew Martoma has been found guilty of insider trading, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • US vs. Martoma deliberations continue     Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest details on the Mathew Martoma case as it enters its 3rd day of deliberations. The jury requested the transcript of key defense witness testimony.

  • Martoma trial: Ex-SAC trader was expelled by Harvard Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Mathew Martoma

    Former SAC trader Mathew Martoma forged a Harvard transcript, falsified an email and created a dummy forensic computing company to try to cover his tracks, according to a court document.

  • Julian Rifat, a former trader at Moore Capital is set to be charged in connection to an insider trading case, according to sources within the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority.

  • Andre Spicer, professor of organizational behavior at Cass Business School, says that while insider trading may not be on the rise, reporting and enforcement has increased.

  • Martoma jury panel picked     Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the jury panel for the Mathew Martoma case in regards to insider trading at SAC Capital has been picked. Martoma stands accused of 3 separate accounts.

  • US vs. Martoma jury being picked     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the jury is still being picked for the case of U.S. versus Mathew Martoma involving insider trading of a former SAC Capital trader.

  • Jury selection underway for Martoma case     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the current jury selection taking place for the case against Mathew Martoma.

  • Bharara 'not through' with Wall St.     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the difference U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is making on Wall Street.

  • SAC's Cohen warned friend about possible Fed probe Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Steve Cohen, Chairman and CEO of SAC Captial Advisors LP.

    Sources briefed on the insider trading investigation into Steven A. Cohen, the head of SAC Capital, say that a call in 2009 raised his suspicions.

  • Ex-Microsoft exec charged with insider trading Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    The U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC have charged two Seattle men on Thursday with 35 counts of insider trading relating to Microsoft options.

  • SEC alleges insider trading at Microsoft     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 3:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports the SEC is investigating two Microsoft employees for insider trading. The SEC reports illicit trades were made that netted $400,000 in profits.

  • SAC's Steinberg to be sentenced April 25     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:50 PM ET

    SAC Capital's Michael Steinberg has been found guilty on conspiracy and four counts of securities fraud. He could face up to 85 years in prison. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.

  • SAC's Steinberg found guilty of insider trading Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 4:15 PM ET
    SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg walks out of a New York courthouse after being charged by U.S. prosecutors with engaging in insider trading on March 29, 2013 in New York City.

    Michael Steinberg, a top portfolio manager at SAC Capital Advisors, was found guilty Wednesday on charges that he traded on insider information.

  • SAC Capital's Steinberg guilty on all 5 counts     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 3:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports former SAC trader Michael Steinberg has been found guilty on five counts ranging from conspiracy to securities fraud and faces a maximum of 85 years in prison.

  • Jury deliberating on Steinberg fraud case     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    CNBCs Kate Kelly reports a jury is deliberating on the fate of former SAC trader Michael Steinberg who faces 85 years in jail.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports closing arguments are taking place in the U.S. vs. Steinberg insider trading trial.

  • SAC Steinberg's trial nearing close     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports closing arguments are taking place on SAC Michael Steinberg's insider trading trial. A verdict could come as soon as tomorrow, Kelly reports.

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