Insider Trading


  • SAC's Steinberg accused of 'secret’ info pipeline Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    Michael Steinberg, a portfolio manager with SAC Capital Advisors LP, right, arrives at federal court with attorney Barry Berke in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

    Opposing portrayals of a former trader at SAC emerged during opening statements at his criminal insider trading trial in Federal District Court.

  • CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the evidence phase in the insider trading trial for SAC Capital.

  • SEC staffer charged with lying about stock holdings Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    A SEC examiner was criminally charged for making false statements about his stock holdings that were prohibited under SEC ethics rules.

  • Bharara: SAC criminal case 'remains open'     Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was asked about the SAC Capital settlement at the DealBook Conference. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bharara also defended the indictment of the corporation.

  • SAC plea decision delayed by judge Friday, 8 Nov 2013 | 5:11 PM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    The judge in the SAC case will wait to decide whether to accept SAC's guilty plea until after a pre-sentencing report is filed.

  • SAC's plea agreement hangs over employee's trial Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 12:35 PM ET
    Michael Steinberg

    Lawyers for SAC portfolio manager Michael Steinberg have asked a judge to weed out prospective jurors with views on the firm's settlement agreement.

  • SAC insider trading plea deal for Aggarwal Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 11:54 AM ET
    Sandeep Aggarwal

    Charged with providing insider information to SAC Capital, former sell-side analyst Sandeep Aggarwal, is scheduled to appear in court to enter a guilty plea.

  • SAC fallout: Aggarwal to plead guilty     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports former sell-side analyst Sandeep Aggarwal has agreed to plead guilty to insider trading charges.

  • SAC to plead guilty     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 7:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital is negotiating with the SEC over terms of its "unwinding" of its current third-party investments.

  • US vs SAC: Pain for stocks?     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether the SAC insider trading case impacts the markets, with Don Luskin, Trend Macro, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.

  • Former FDIC chair Shelia Bair feels the $1.8 billion fine against SAC hurts and she applauds the U.S. Attorney and SEC for bringing charges against SAC.

  • SAC Capital takes responsibility     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:09 PM ET

    SAC said that it is responsible "for the handful of men who pleaded guilty and whose conduct gave rise to SAC's liability." CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.

  • Record insider trading penalty     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 2:07 PM ET

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says it is rare to hold a corporate entity like SAC Capital accountable for these types of securities fraud charges, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • What's next for SAC?     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Are some institutions too big to jail? CNBC's Kate Kelly says this unprecedented case is not over yet and this settlement serves as a warning to what potential litigation lies ahead.

  • April Brooks, FBI special agent-in-charge, says SAC's plea demonstrates that cheating and breaking the law were permitted and allowed to persist. SAC will terminate operations as an investment adviser, Brooks added.

  • U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces the resolution to the SAC plea agreement which does not involve guilt by any individual nor does it provide criminal protection or immunity for any individuals going forward.

  • Landmark deal: SAC to pay $1.8 billion     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital has pleaded guilty to 5 counts of securities and wire fraud charges, and has agreed to pay $1.8 billion in total penalties.

  • SAC Capital investigation is ongoing     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discuss the large scope of the SAC investigation.

  • CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and David Faber speak with and Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO, about the SAC agreement to terminate its investment advisory business.

  • Cuban says insider trading case was personal Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 4:55 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    After being cleared of insider trading accusations by the SEC, billionaire Mark Cuban said the case was personal and reiterated that he did nothing wrong.

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