Insider Trading


  • Why I'm grateful for my Wall Street beatdown Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    If you survive Wall Street, it will make you better, faster, stronger in everything you do after that, says ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff.

  • The lessons of one rogue trader     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:09 PM ET

    Toshihide Iguchi, Author of 'My Billion Dollar Education - Inside the Mind of a Rogue Trader,' explains his acts that caused Daiwa Bank to lose $1.1 billion in 1995.

  • Scott London sentenced, runs into camera     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Former KPMG Senior Partner Scott London was sentenced to 14 months in prison today. London did not comment as he left the court, other than to respond to an encounter with a CNBC camera. His attorney, Harlan Braun, calls the sentence "fair."

  • Bill Ackman's 'quiet' trade     Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Bill Ackman did the bulk of his buying of Allergan through the off-exchange options market.

  • High-profile insider trading cases to face key test Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder to prosecute insider trading and may jeopardize some guilty verdicts.

  • BP crisis manager traded on oil spill info: SEC Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    A former BP employee will pay to settle allegations of insider-trading during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, U.S. regulators said.

  • Former BP employee's $225,000 settlement     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    The SEC has settled insider trading charges with a former BP employee. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports.

  • The truth about insider trading: Ex-Galleon trader Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff offers an insider's view of how learned about Wall Street's dirty little secret: insider trading.

  • SAC: Out with the old in with the new     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 3:23 PM ET

    SAC Capital Advisors officially changed its name to Point72 Asset Management and became a family office managing mainly Steven Cohen's money, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Steven Cohen of previously titled hedge fund SAC Capital still faces failure to supervise charges by the SEC. The famous hedge fund becomes Point72 Asset Management Monday, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Justice Dept. probes high-frequency trading     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on Attorney General Eric Holder's investigation into high-frequency trading.

  • HFT isn’t the problem—insider trading is: Op-ed Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    The HFT controversy should become the biggest insider trading case ever pursued by SEC, said investor advocate and former SEC lawyer Mercer Bullard.

  • AG puts spotlight on HFT     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, shares his thoughts on the Justice Department's investigation into high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws. I think it's going to be difficult to make criminal charges out of this but I welcome the investigation, says Stewart.

  • DOJ investigating HFT     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder is investigating high-frequency trading to determine if it violates insider trading laws, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Ex-Goldman director's insider conviction upheld Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Rajat Gupta

    A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a bid by former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to overturn his insider trading conviction.

  • Law clerk, broker accused in $33M insider scheme Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett web page

    A stock broker and the managing clerk of a prominent law firm face charges of participating in an insider trading scheme that netted them $5.6 million, authorities say.

  • Two charged in insider trading scam     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports 2 men have been charged with securities fraud that netted them $5.6 million.

  • SEC may have insider trading problem: Report Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    A study suggests that some SEC employees engaged in insider trading in companies that became subjects of agency scrutiny, The Washington Post reports.

  • Brokerages agree to stop answering analyst surveys Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 5:42 AM ET

    Eighteen brokerages agreed to end participating in analyst surveys as a result of a N.Y. investigation into the early release of analyst sentiment.

  • SAC to split up, name 'surveillance' officer Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    The hedge fund SAC Capital will reorganize its disparate trading divisions and rename them by April, according to an internal memo.