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  • Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe

    Mickelson denies wrongdoing in SEC probe
    Phil Mickelson on Saturday responded to claims that he is part of an insider trading investigation by saying he did “absolutely nothing wrong.” The five-time PGA major winner also said he is cooperating in the probe that is being conducted...
  • Phil Mickelson 'cooperating' with insider trading investigation

    If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday. As he hit a few practice balls before his...
  • Informant in KPMG insider trading case sentenced to 5 months in prison

    Informant in KPMG insider trading case sentenced to 5 months in prison
    A federal judge sentenced Encino jeweler Bryan Shaw to five months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme with a KPMG accountant that netted him more than $1.6 million in profits over a two-year period. Shaw, 53, was sentenced by U.S....
  • Bryan Shaw sentenced to prison in KPMG insider trading case

    Bryan Shaw sentenced to prison in KPMG insider trading case
    A federal judge sentenced Encino jeweler Bryan Shaw to five months in prison Monday for his role in an insider trading scheme with a KPMG accountant that netted him more than $1.6 million in profits over a two-year period. Shaw, 53, was sentenced by Los...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • SEC's Mary Jo White wants companies to fess up

    WASHINGTON — The woman who indicted Osama bin Laden wants to strike fear into Wall Street. Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney in Manhattan who wanted to prosecute the terrorist mastermind before the 9/11 attacks, has tried to stiffen the...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Intelligence Josh Holloway stars in...