Insider Trading

  • Insider Trading Meets Alcoholics Anonymous: A New Low
    Posted by on March 13th, 2012 at 4:22 pm, Comments: 0

    From Dealbook: “Federal regulators charged a money manager with trading on confidential information about the acquisition of a Philadelphia-based insurance company passed to him by […]

  • Highlights Of the Einhorn-Punch Call
    Posted by on February 16th, 2012 at 8:54 am, Comments: 0

    If you have no idea what the “Einhorn-Punch call” is, please read this post as background.   Cliff notes:  Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn had a conference […]

  • Greenlight, Punch and Insider Trading – Or Not
    Posted by on January 26th, 2012 at 10:13 am, Comments: 0

    My readers have had some very intelligent an informative comment thread discussions about insider trading in the past, so I”ll throw this one up for […]

  • Berkshire, Lubrizol, Sokol, and Insider Trading/MNPI – or Not
    Posted by on March 31st, 2011 at 5:47 am, Comments: 0

    We’re back again with another edition of “Is this insider trading?”  I’ve addressed the topic of what constitutes illegal insider trading based on material nonpublic […]

  • Insider Trading, Or Not
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2010 at 3:36 pm, Comments: 0

    I actually kinda like talking about insider trading because it’s a topic that can have a lot of gray areas in it and requires some […]

  • NOT Material Nonpublic Information
    Posted by on October 30th, 2010 at 7:17 pm, Comments: 0

    I opened up a high yield savings account with American Express Bank.  I mention it because I finally decided that there’s no reason not to […]

  • Insider Trading Redux
    Posted by on October 26th, 2010 at 2:39 pm, Comments: 0

    Last week I wrote a post about potential difficulties in identifying insider trading.  The post and the comments are worth a read – if for […]

  • Insider Trading and Material Non-Public Information
    Posted by on October 19th, 2010 at 7:24 pm, Comments: 0

    One of the first things any new hire on Wall Street, or any executive in a publicly traded corporation, learns about is the laws pertaining […]