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  • STOCK Act: Insider trading bill clears the House

    The GOP-led House passed a tamer version of a sweeping ethics bill that would ban lawmakers' insider trading for personal gain, setting up a showdown with the Senate, which approved a stricter version. The legislation is the most ambitious effort in...
  • Rep. Spencer Bachus reportedly faces insider-trading probe

    Rep. Spencer Bachus, chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, is facing an investigation into possible violations of insider-trading laws, the Washington Post reported. The Office of Congressional Ethics opened a probe of the...
  • Wall Street: Stocks down, gold up

     
    Wall Street: Stocks fell this morning after it was announced that U.S. home prices dropped again, and as investors await the results of the European financial summit....
  • Indictment reveals insider-trading charges against Rajat Gupta [Updated]

     
    Prosecutors unsealed an indictment detailing insider-trading charges against one of the kings of American finance, Rajat Gupta, who surrendered to authorities earlier Wednesday morning. A grand jury charged Gupta, the former head of the McKinsey & Co....
  • Jon Corzine steps down as investigations mount

     
    As the scrutiny of MF Global's bankruptcy continues to mount, the trading firm's chief executive, Jon Corzine, stepped down and reportedly hired a criminal defense attorney....
  • Ex-Oregon congressman Wester Cooley pleads guilty to tax evasion

     
    Former Oregon congressman Wester Cooley pleaded guilty in Los Angeles federal court to a tax charge related to the allegedly fraudulent sale of stock in an online auction site. Wester Cooley, who served in Congress from 1995 to 1997, had......
  • Raj Rajaratnam to pay record $93 million in insider-trading case

     
    As if 11 years in prison isn't enough of a slap, Raj Rajaratnam is now getting the bill for his insider-trading misdeeds. A judge today ordered the once-celebrated Wall Street financier, who was convicted in May of spearheading a massive insider-trading...
  • What did you think of ‘60 Minutes’ report on Congress?

     
    I'm sure some people will try to reduce it to the old conservative-vs.-liberal dogfight that consumes so much media time. Did you ever think those theatrics were designed to keep you from thinking about what's really wrong? It's like "The Wizard of Oz" --...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Congress above law on insider trading

     
    "Kroft reports on how America's lawmakers can legally make tidy profits on information only they know, simply because they won't pass a law against themselves," CBS News said in a preview....
  • Federal financial fraud prosecutions tumble to lowest level in 20 years

     
    Report says financial fraud prosecutions by federal government down to lowest level since at least 1991...
  • SEC touts its crackdown on insider trading

     
    Even as it fends off criticism in other areas, the Securities and Exchange Commission is pointing to its crackdown on insider trading as proof of its effectiveness....