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Defense Calls First Witness in Hedge Fund Boss Inside Trading Trial

Monday, April 11, 2011

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The defense is set to call its first witness Monday in what the government calls the biggest hedge fund insider trading trial in U.S. history.

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Listen to a Wiretapped Call Between Hedge Fund Boss and Pal

Monday, April 04, 2011

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As the largest hedge fund insider trading trial in U.S. history enters its fifth week, prosecutors have called 14 witnesses and played 40 wiretapped telephone conversations in the case against Galleon Group founder founder Raj Rajaratnam.

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Hedge Fund Boss' Employees Learned How to Cover Up Trades, Says Witness

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

In his second day of testimony, ex-trader Adam Smith testified that Raj Rajaratnam's employees at Galleon Group learned how to disguise trades to make them seem legitimate.

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Ex-Exec Says Hedge Fund Boss Gave Him Approval to Get Secret Info

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

An admitted insider trader testified in a Manhattan court that his former boss gave him approval to illegally gather secrets about the technology industry.

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Financial 411: Goldman Sachs CEO Takes the Witness Stand at Insider Trading Trial

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein took the stand today in the insider trading trial of hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam.

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Goldman Sachs CEO Takes the Witness Stand in Rajaratnam Trial

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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The chief executive of Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, made a rare courtroom appearance on Wednesday, testifying for the government in a high-profile insider trading trial.

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Financial 411: Japan's Recovery

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

As Japan continues to try and get control of that leaking nuclear reactor, clean up efforts elsewhere are underway.  As the dust settles, just how much damage did the two natural disasters wreck on Japan and the world economy.

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Big Wigs Testify at Hedge Fund Insider Trading Trial

Friday, March 18, 2011

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So far, former executives at Intel, McKinsey, and an outsourcing company called PeopleSupport have testified in the Manhattan trial of Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire hedge fund manager who's accused of participating in an insider trading conspiracy that earned him tens of millions of dollars.

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Hedge Fund Boss Took Loss on Trade Despite Tip, Says Witness

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Hedge fund boss Raj Rajaratnam, accused of insider trading, took a hit on a trade even though he had been tipped off, according to a government witness who testified in Manhattan court Tuesday.

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Jurors Hear Wiretap Recordings in Hedge Fund Boss' Trial

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Prosecutors played taped conversations between a hedge fund boss and his alleged co-conspirators to begin the evidence phase in the insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam in federal court in Manhattan on Thursday.

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'Greed and Corruption' at Heart of Hedge Fund Boss' Case, Prosecutors Say

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

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While federal prosecutors said they have the tapes to prove that billionaire hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam was engaged in insider trading, defense attorney John Dowd said the government is taking "snippets" of conversations recorded on wiretaps out of context.

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Openings Start in Hedge Fund Boss' Insider Trading Trial

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

A prosecutor told jurors in opening statements of the trial of hedge fund boss Raj Rajaratnam that the Galleon Group founder made tens of millions of dollars illegally.

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New York Banks Get a Citizen Audit

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

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When New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams visited a branch of Chase bank recently, it wasn’t business as usual. The bank locked its doors and refused to let him in. Then again, Council Member Williams did have a crowd of protesters with him and had just called JP Morgan Chase a group of "bloodsuckers."

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Jury Selection Begins in Hedge Fund Boss' Insider Trading Trial

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Jury selection is set to start in Manhattan on Tuesday in the trial of hedge fund boss accused of making more than $50 million by trading secret information in the stock market.

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