| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:10 PM
It's the kind of audacious but small-stakes insider trading that normally wouldn't have merited much attention.
Golfing buddies Scott London and Bryan Shaw netted just $1.3 million, a blip in a world where Wall Street kingpins pocket hundreds of...
| Nov 26, 2012
At 60, Christie Hefner is taking the Canyon Ranch brand in a new direction. She's doing the same thing in her career and personal life.
Over a long weekend earlier this month, all three of those paths converged over some dusty walking trails in...
| Feb 7, 2013
A sly one, "Side Effects" is a movie in which the main character's pharmacological state of mind is never entirely certain.
In such a role it's critical to have someone who can keep an audience guessing as to the state of that mind, moment to moment....
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:40 PM
When is the exchange of scientific data a possible case of insider trading? When the safety and effectiveness of cancer drugs are tested in advanced clinical trials, says a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
| Sep 30, 2010
| 11:31 AM
"The Privileges: A Novel"
By Jonathan Dee Random House 272 pages, $25
The late Mrs. William F. Buckley Jr.—that splendid, long-reigning demigoddess of New York social life-- would have had little patience for Adam and Cynthia Morey, the charmed and...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:07 PM
A former executive at CKE Restaurants Inc., the parent company of fast food chains Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, was charged with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Regulators have accused Noah J. Griggs Jr. with buying 50,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:11 AM
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...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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....