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  • Maverick investor faces legal pressure

    Maverick investor faces legal pressure
    Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage." Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
  • Bank of America is found liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud

    Bank of America is found liable for Countrywide mortgage fraud
    NEW YORK — Bank of America has been found liable for fraud in the sale of faulty loans by its Countrywide mortgage unit, a major victory for the federal government as it continues to pursue cases stemming from the financial crisis. A federal...
  • Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'

    Former Oriole Sammy Stewart out of prison and enjoying a 'simple life'
    For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream. He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
  • Former KPMG senior partner to plead guilty to securities fraud

    Former KPMG senior partner to plead guilty to securities fraud
    A former senior partner at accounting firm KPMG's Los Angeles office has agreed to plead guilty to a securities fraud charge of passing inside information about the firm's clients to a friend, who used it to make more than $1 million in stock trades....
  • Dodgers have many worries, but insider trading is not one of them

    Dodgers have many worries, but insider trading is not one of them
    As the first full week of the off-season dawns, the Dodgers have their fair share of concerns. Can Dodgers President Stan Kasten make peace with Manager Don Mattingly? Can the Dodgers and ace Clayton Kershaw agree on the contract extension that would...
  • David Ortiz, Shane Victorino get beards shaved off for charity

    David Ortiz, Shane Victorino get beards shaved off for charity
    World Series MVP David Ortiz needed encouragement to keep from shaving his beard this season. Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino struggled just to grow his. Neither of them had a problem with ridding themselves of the facial hair Monday during a...
  • Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot

    Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa head latest Hall of Fame ballot
    What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election. There were three inductees, selected by...
  • SAC agrees to plead guilty to insider trading

    SAC agrees to plead guilty to insider trading
    NEW YORK — Steven A. Cohen faces what could be an end to his career as one of Wall Street's most profitable money men after his hedge fund agreed to plead guilty to charges of criminal insider trading. SAC Capital Advisors becomes the first...
  • Federal Reserve adopts tougher capital requirements for banks

    Federal Reserve adopts tougher capital requirements for banks
    WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve on Tuesday adopted tougher  requirements for banks -- part of an international agreement designed to prevent another financial crisis -- and opened the door to even stricter rules for the nation's biggest institutions....
  • A gripping account of the scandal that ruined hedge fund Galleon

    In April 2004, Rajat Gupta gave a talk at Columbia University. One student asked the former global managing director of McKinsey & Co. for his views on money and wealth creation. "Yeah, I am driven by money....  However much you say that you will...
  • 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...