- Working for HF under pressure/convicted of insider trading?
Any thoughts on working for well-known HFs or portfolio managers that have been under pressure or even convicted of insider trading in the past. As a junior in the fund, would this hurt exit opportunities to other funds? ...
Forum topic - nomodelsnobottles - Jul 20 2014 - 3:03pm - 3 comments
- Insider Trading S&T vs IBD at BB
Are there more possibilities to profit from insider trading in S&T or IBD at BB? ...
Forum topic - agh2729 - Jan 29 2014 - 4:05pm - 4 comments
- SAC Not Out of the Woods Yet
You'd think pleading guilty to insider trading, paying a $1.2 billion fine, and being barred from managing outside capital would clear the decks. But if you're SAC Capital, you'd be wrong. The Justice Dept is proceeding in its investigation ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Nov 5 2013 - 8:45am - 12 comments
- SAC Shuttering London Office
First Chicago, now London. SAC Capital has announced it will close its London office by year-end as a result of the ongoing insider trading investigation. SAC President Tom Conheeney delivered the news to the London employees in person, which was a class ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Oct 24 2013 - 7:45am - 7 comments
- Mark Cuban Acquitted
Toldja. The SEC was barking up the wrong tree with this case, and a jury just let them know in no uncertain terms when they found Cuban not guilty on all insider trading charges. The trial took three weeks, but the jury only took four hours to return the ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Oct 17 2013 - 7:45am - 8 comments
- Insider trading
Hi guys Let's assume I work at a BB and have an account with around a million dollars at a brokerage like Alpari UK (kinda like ETrade or Interactive Brokers, it's just a London based one). Let's assume I just receive an insider tip, saying ...
Forum topic - thestockwalker - Aug 5 2013 - 1:45pm - 21 comments
- Cohen Pleads the Fifth
The ongoing saga at SAC continues with the Justice Department calling Steve Cohen's bluff, and Cohen calling theirs right back at them. Cohen's attorney informed prosecutors that he would indeed invoke his Fifth Amendment right against ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Jul 2 2013 - 7:32am - 18 comments
- Why Do Outside Investors Flee From Insider Trading?
If I heard one of the funds I was invested in may be involved in insider trading, I would view at as an opportunity to make a profit off something illegal, while someone else is taking all the legal risk. I kind of thought this was the definition of alpha. ...
Forum topic - Hooked on LEAPS - Jul 7 2013 - 8:45am - 22 comments
- SAC Against the Ropes
It's been a rough couple of weeks for Stevie Cohen and his crew, and the situation is growing more "fluid" with each passing day. I kinda kept one eye on it all weekend after the somewhat cryptic announcement on Friday that SAC would no ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - May 21 2013 - 7:45am - 99 comments
- 38% of new wall streeters would commit insider trading. Any comments?
Considering that insider trading is considered worse than pretty much any other crime (including ponzi schemes, creating products that cause cancer, collapsing the economy, etc.)..., I found the following interesting (mostly because Im surprised anyone was ...
Forum topic - monkey_business - Jul 25 2013 - 4:15pm - 13 comments