Insider Trading


  • 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.

  • 1 in 4 deals involves insider trading: Study  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin provides insight to a new study which reveals just how prevalent insider trading is on Wall Street.

  • Don't get played in this market: ex-Galleon trader Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    How do you know when you’re being played in this market? This ex-Galleon trader offers insight on how you know — and how you play them right back.

  • The "Squawk Box" news team discusses the results of an exhaustive study that shows a growing number of insider trades.

  • Top court nixes Rajaratnam insider trading appeal Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Raj Rajaratnam

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact the insider trading conviction of Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam.

  • SCOTUS denies Rajaratnam appeal  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    Galleon Group's Raj Rajaratnam is currently serving 11 years for insider trading, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn with the latest details on the U.S. Supreme Court decision.

  • Oops! Mickelson may not have traded in Clorox Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    The golfer did not trade in Clorox just as Carl Icahn was mounting an unsolicited takeover bid, say four people briefed on the matter. The NYT reports.

  • Top court sends Gupta to prison during appeals Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:12 PM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    A former board member at Goldman Sachs must report to prison as scheduled next week for his conviction on insider trading charges.

  • SEC loses insider trading case against sTec ex-CEO Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    In a loss for the SEC, a federal jury found the former CEO of sTec not liable for trading on inside information ahead of a secondary stock offering.

  • NYT's Stewart on Mickelson probe  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    James Stewart, The New York Times, discusses his column on the insider trading inquiry of pro golfer Phil Mickelson and investor Carl Icahn. Stewart delves into the psychology of why "famous rich" people get involved with insider trading.

  • Why Icahn won't get busted for insider trading Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn.

    Here's why Carl Icahn won’t likely be joining the Mount Rushmore of insider trading, says ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff.

  • Phil Mickelson's branding at risk?  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    Discussing if Phil Mickelson's sponsorships are at risk following an insider trading investigation involving the golfer and billionaire Carl Icahn, with Bill Colvin, Colvin Sports Network, and Moshe Cohen, Columbia Business School.

  • Icahn, Mickelson deny wrongdoing  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on the insider trading investigation involving billionaire Carl Icahn and pro golfer Phil Mickelson.

  • You know Mickelson and Icahn. Here's Billy Walters Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving Las Vegas developer and gambler Bill Walters, seen here, investor Carl Icahn, and golfer Phil Mickelson.

    The gambler's sports empire has earned him "tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of dollars," one rival says.

  • Remember these notorious insider trading cases? Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    News broke this week that federal authorities were about to bring to light a major insider trading case against some big financial players in the hedge fund, mutual fund and investment world. As Wall Street awaits the results of the investigation, we took a look at several insider trading that made headlines. Take a look at the people, companies and publications involved.

    As Wall Street keeps its eyes on an investigation involving Phil Mickelson, William T. Walters and Carl Icahn, here are some others that made headlines.

  • Insider trading: From Wall Street to Vegas  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    While the FBI is inquiring about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson, Carl Icahn and gambler Billy Walter, CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight into who Walters really is.

  • Insider trading probe hits snag: WSJ  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the FBI is reportedly looking into trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn. Icahn says he doesn't know of any investigation and he and Mickelson have never spoken.

  • Fmr. Judge: Smoke with Icahn, Mickelson probe  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    Hon. Richard Holwell, former federal judge, weighs in on the insider trading investigation tied to pro golfer Phil Mickelson and investor Carl Icahn, and shares his thoughts on who may have leaked the story to the press.

  • Mickelson cooperating with FBI: Report  Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the FBI is asking questions about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn. The Wall Street Journal reports the publicity has scuttled plans to wiretap Icahn.