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  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time" by Martin Gitlin; Scarecrow Press (430 pages, $65) It's one thing to argue whether "Seinfeld" is the greatest sitcom ever, as writer Martin Gitlin claims in...
  • Cohen, Point72 must face SAC insider trading lawsuit-judge

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge rejected billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen's bid to dismiss lawsuits by Elan Corp and Wyeth shareholders who claimed they lost money because his firm SAC Capital Advisors LP conducted insider trading in the...
  • SEC reviewing attempted takeover of Botox maker Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way that a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management,...
  • SEC is investigating bid by Valeant and Bill Ackman for Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Word of the investigation came less than a week after Allergan sued...
  • Top hedge funds flocked to Allergan amid bid backed by Ackman

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who often says he is flattered when others follow him into a stock he likes, was joined by several prominent hedge funds that made new bets on takeover target Allergan Inc during the second quarter....
  • Man ordered to federal prison for insider trading in Disney-Marvel deal

    A San Francisco man was sentenced Thursday to three months in federal prison for profiting from insider trading when the Walt Disney Co. purchased Marvel Entertainment in a $4-billion deal. Toby Scammell, 29, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in...
  • Former Microsoft manager gets two-year prison sentence for insider trading

    Brian Jorgenson, a former Microsoft senior manager, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, and three years of supervised release after that, for insider trading. Jorgenson, 32, who worked in Microsoft's treasury group, pleaded guilty earlier this...
  • Pershing Square Holdings fund up 27.2 percent year to date through July

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings has risen 27.2 percent this year, according to an investor in the fund, after extending its gains modestly last month when many hedge fund managers suffered losses. The...
  • Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]

    Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]
    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion ...
  • Robert B. Reich: Workers who serve society aren't rewarded for dedication

    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion fine...
  • A single mom, her kids and a tech millionaire in trouble hit the road in 'One Plus One'

    "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes; Pamela Dorman Books/Viking (368 pages, $27.95) If you are the sort of reader who talks derisively of "chick lit" in that superior tone you know which one I mean then you may not be swayed by the charms of Jojo Moyes'...