Insider Trading


  • FBI, SEC probe Icahn trading     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Ron Geffner, Sadis Goldberg, and Jacob Frenkel, Shulman Rogers, share their thoughts on the government's investigation of trading activities between Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson and sport's bettor Bill Walters. This investigation should be in the non-public domain, says Frenkel.

  • Icahn denies any wrongdoing     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports the FBI is asking questions about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson and Carl Icahn. Icahn says he doesn't know of any investigation.

  • Phil Mickelson

    Questions about how to apply securities law could complicate any any insider trading case against Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson, and William Walters.

  • DUBLIN, OH - MAY 31: Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on May 31, 2014 in Dublin, Ohio.

    Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt and white collar crime defense attorney Roberto Braceras explain how typical insider trading investigations work and how hard they are to put together.

  • The word is out the FBI is asking questions about trades made by pro golfer Phil Mickelson, along with gambler Billy Walters and at least one involving an investment by Carl Icahn, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • The Obama administration is supporting big banks saying that the Supreme Court should not hear a case that would allow Madoff trustee, Irving Picard to seek billions in damages, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • SEC settles with NBTY's Cohen: Report     Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    The SEC has settled with former NBTY director Glenn Cohen who allegedly learned of the Carlyle Group's intent to buy and told family members who bought stock, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • For activist investors, a wide reporting window Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 9:05 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    How was it possible that Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital had become Allergan's largest shareholder without anyone knowing? The NYT reports.

  • Michael Steinberg sentenced to 42 months     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Former SAC portfolio manager Michael Steinberg has been sentenced to 42 months, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • 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.