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  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- A former managing director at Jefferies Group Inc asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to overturn his conviction for defrauding mortgage bond investors after the 2008 financial crisis. Lawyers for Jesse Litvak made the request to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York nearly seven weeks after that court signaled the appeal had a...

  • Jefferies CEO, chairman take drug tests Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    Oct 31- Jefferies Group LLC said on Friday Chief Executive Rich Handler, Chairman Brian Friedman and executives at its healthcare division were tested negative for drug usage, after one of its investment banking head was accused of drug abuse. Sources told Reuters on Thursday that Sage Kelly, the head of Jefferies' healthcare investment banking group, is taking...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- A federal appeals court signaled that former Jefferies Group Inc managing director Jesse Litvak has a good chance to overturn his conviction for defrauding mortgage bond investors after the 2008 financial crisis. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday granted Litvak's bid to stay out of prison while he appeals his March 7 conviction by a...

  • Sept 2- Investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, owned by Leucadia National Corp, reported a more than seven-fold rise in quarterly profit helped by higher investment banking revenues. The bank's preliminary net profit rose to $82 million for the third quarter ended Aug. 31, from $11.7 million a year earlier.

  • Leucadia backs SAC alum despite previous scandal Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    Richard Handler, chairman and chief executive officer of Jefferies Group Inc.

    Jefferies is backing a former senior SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to export fuel from the domestic drilling boom to markets in Asia and Europe.

  • UPDATE 1-US DOE approves Oregon project to export LNG Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Energy Department on Thursday approved Oregon LNG to export liquefied natural gas, as the Obama administration works through applications to export fuel from the domestic drilling boom to markets in Asia and Europe.

  • Trader gets two years for TARP fraud Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    Former Jeffries Group LLC trader Jesse Litvak arrives at federal court in New Haven, Conn., along with wife Renee, July 23, 2014.

    A former Jefferies Group managing director convicted of defrauding investors was sentenced to two years in prison.

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 23- A former Jefferies Group Inc managing director convicted of defrauding investors who traded mortgage bonds through a government program established after the 2008 financial crisis was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison.

  • In a decision late Wednesday, Chief Judge Janet Hall of the U.S. District Court in New Haven, Connecticut, ruled prosecutors sufficiently proved that Jesse Litvak, 39, had lied to customers about the prices of residential mortgage-backed securities, in an effort to make more money for Jefferies and for himself.

  • June 30- U.S. prosecutors have recommended that Jesse Litvak, the former Jefferies Group Inc trader convicted of defrauding investors in mortgage bond trades after the financial crisis, be sentenced to nine years in prison and a $5 million fine.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, Coca-Cola, Netflix & More Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • June 17- Investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, owned by Leucadia National Corp, reported a 55 percent rise in quarterly profit on improved investment banking revenue. Bigger banks such as Citigroup Inc and JPMorgan Chase& Co expect a 20 percent fall in market revenue due to geopolitical events, global economic uncertainty and low price volatility.

  • Jefferies profit rises on investment banking revenue Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    June 17- Investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, owned by Leucadia National Corp, reported a 55 percent rise in quarterly profit on improved investment banking revenue. Net income rose to $61.3 million for the second quarter ended May 31 from $39.5 million a year earlier, the company said on Tuesday. Net revenue grew about 10 percent to $723 million.

  • Lightning Round: Salesforce.com, Hess & More Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Berkowitz's no-hedge hedge fund up 33% Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    A year ago, Berkowitz formally attempted to simultaneously manage both a hedge and mutual fund. So far, so good.

  • Lightning Round: Jos A. Bank, Duke Energy & More Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Next Berkshire Hathaway Quest Not an Impossible Dream Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 12:21 PM ET

    The quest for the next Berkshire Hathaway — no matter how hopeless, no matter how far — continues. TheStreet.com reports.

  • Jefferies Sees Higher Fourth-Quarter Earnings Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 8:31 AM ET
    Jefferies Group

    Jefferies Group said fourth quarter earnings rose on strong performance in its fixed income unit.

  • Leucadia's Upside-Down Acquisition of Jefferies Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 5:33 PM ET

    The deal only makes sense if you think of it the other way—Jefferies taking over Leucadia. Which, actually, is what’s happening, even if technically the deal is structured the other way.