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Short Selling Rules In U.S. Have Australians Steamed

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Australian hedge fund players have come out swinging against the United States' efforts to curb short selling, arguing that hedge funds are being targ...

SEC Prohibits Some Short Selling

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In some corners of Wall Street and Washington, short sellers have become about as unpopular as Red Sox fans at Yankee Stadium. Short sellers, who bet...

AOL Whistle-Blower Becomes SEC Target

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On May 14, 2001, Joseph A. Ripp, the newly appointed chief financial officer of America Online, faxed a letter to the Las Vegas offices of the account...

Paulson's Plan In A Nutshell

New York Times | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The NYT reports: The Bush administration on Monday rolled out the broadest overhaul of Wall Street regulation since the Great Depression, presenting...

Why The Paulson Plan Is DOA

Business Week | Michael Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Let's see. In the middle of perhaps the greatest financial upheaval since the Great Depression, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson is proposing a change ...

Super Sweet Fraud? MTV Show Helps S.E.C. Target Oilman

New York Times | Julie Cresswell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like so many of the over-the-top birthday parties that typically appear on "My Super Sweet 16" on MTV, Ariel's celebration took the fairy-tale-princes...

Bush Administration To Unveil Broadest Overhaul Of Wall Street Regulation Since Great Depression

New York Times | By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Bush administration is proposing the broadest overhaul of Wall Street regulation since the Great Depression. But the plan, to be unveiled on Monda...

SEC Investigating Trading In Lehman Brothers Stock

Bloomberg | David Scheer and Yalman Onaran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

U.S. regulators are investigating whether traders spread false rumors about Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s financial soundness to profit from a drop ...

Visa's $17.9 Billion IPO Breaks Records

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Visa Inc, the world's largest credit card network, on Tuesday raised $17.9 billion in an initial public offering, the largest-ever U.S. IPO. San Fran...

Bershire CFO Gets More Compensation Than Buffett

CNBC | Josh Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the chief financial officer again brought home more compensation last year than the two billionaires who run the company. ...

Terrorists On Wall Street

Harry Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Fuller

This is the latest in terror tactics: give me money or I blow my corporation up. The U.S. hasn't been this pathetic since Katrina.

Fidelity's Lynch Took $16,000 Worth Of Freebies

Los Angeles Times | Walter Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a case that could sully the reputation of legendary Fidelity Investments fund manager Peter Lynch, regulators said Wednesday that he had improperly...

Hedge Funds Buy Up NYT Shares

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Harbinger Capital Partners is tightening its grip on the New York Times and Chairman Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger Jr. The investment firm yesterday rais...

Visa's IPO: The Next Big Thing

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Monday, Visa announced that it was looking to raise $19 billion from its initial public offering (IPO), which would make it the largest in U.S. his...

Citigroup CEO Scores $26.7 Million In Stock, 3 Million Options

Reuters Via USA Today | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Citigroup (C) awarded Chief Executive Vikram Pandit $26.7 million worth of shares and 3 million stock options six weeks after he took over the largest...

Ex-Goldman Associate Sentenced For Multiple Insider Trading Schemes

New York Times | MICHAEL J. de la MERCED | Posted 08.15.2012 | Business

A former Goldman Sachs associate who was accused of masterminding one of the broadest insider-trading conspiracies in years was sentenced on Thursday ...

Former UnitedHealth CEO To Forfeit $418 Million

New York Times | Eric Dash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In one of the largest corporate pay give-backs ever, William W. McGuire, the former chief executive of UnitedHealth Group, has agreed to forfeit at le...

SEC To Look At Merrill Lynch's Hedge Fund Dealings

Wall Street Journal | Susan Pulliam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Merrill Lynch & Co., in a bid to slash its exposure to risky mortgage-backed securities, has engaged in deals with hedge funds that may have been desi...

Apple CEO Jobs Subpoenaed In SEC Backdating Probe

The Wall Street Journal | STEVE STECKLOW and NICK WINGFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.'s chief executive, has been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to answer questions in a stock-options backdat...