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The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and the Fall of Galleon Hedge Fund

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Anita Raghavan looks at Indian American’s ascent from immigrants to powerbrokers, and the downfall of the $7 billion hedge fund the Galleon Group after its founder, Raj Rajaratnam was charged with insider trading. In The Billionaire’s Apprentice, she tells the story of case against Rajaratnam  and Rajat Gupta, his accomplice and mole.

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Money Talking

Saturday Coffee Table: Money Talking Weekend Reading

Friday, May 31, 2013

Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time magazine tell us what they're reading this weekend. 

 

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WNYC News

Ex-Goldman Board Member to Stay Free During Appeal

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

A federal appeals panel has decided that a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member can remain free on bail pending the appeal of his insider trading conviction.

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WNYC News

Ex-Goldman Exec Given 2 Years for Insider Trading

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member once widely respected for his business smarts has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for insider trading.

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WNYC News

Feds Seek 8 Years for Ex-Goldman Director in NY

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The government says a former Goldman Sachs board member convicted in New York of insider trading charges should serve at least eight years in prison.

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WNYC News

Former Goldman Sachs Director Convicted in Insider Trading Trial

Friday, June 15, 2012

An ex-Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading was convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud on Friday.

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WNYC News

Ex-Goldman Board Member’s Fate in Hands of Jury

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Both legal teams have made their closing arguments in the federal trial of Rajat Gupta, the former head of the McKinsey consulting firm, who was accused of leaking confidential information about two major American companies — Procter & Gamble and Goldman Sachs — where he sat on the board.

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WNYC News

Closing Arguments at Insider Trading Trial

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A former Goldman Sachs board member deliberately fed secrets about the banking giant to a close friend and fellow Wall Street heavyweight who used the information to make a killing on the stock market, a prosecutor said Wednesday in closing arguments at the board member's insider trading trial.

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WNYC News

As Defense Rests in Rajat Gupta Insider Trading Trial, Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein Offers Business Tips

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein touted the big bank’s small business program on Tuesday — less than a week after appearing as a prize government witness in the insider trading trial of a former Goldman board member Rajat Gupta.

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WNYC News

Goldman CEO Testifies at Ex-Board Member's Trial

Thursday, June 07, 2012

A prize government witness, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, has resumed testifying at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman board member.

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WNYC News

Goldman CEO Testifies at Trial of Ex-Board Member

Monday, June 04, 2012

For the second time in as many years, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein is testifying at an insider-trading trial.

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WNYC News

The Gupta Trial: Week 1

Friday, May 25, 2012

A prominent businessman, Rajat Gupta stands accused of abusing his position as a member of the board of directors of two major companies.

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WNYC News

NY Jury Hears Recording of Ex-P&G Board Member

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A New York jury at an insider-trading trial has heard the lone recorded phone call of an ex-Goldman Sachs board member speaking with a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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WNYC News

Witness Ties Ex-Goldman Sachs Board Member to Hedge Fund Boss

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The first witness at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman Sachs board member says her billionaire boss was "smiling more" after receiving a call that prosecutors said was an inside tip from the defendant.

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WNYC News

Witness Ties Ex-Goldman Sachs Board Member to Hedge Fund Boss

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Federal prosecutors called their first witness in the insider trading case against former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta on Tuesday.

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The Takeaway

This Week's Agenda: NATO Summit, G8 Conference, Rajat Gupta Trial, NAACP's Gay Marriage Endorsement

Monday, May 21, 2012

The NATO Summit spurs protests in Chicago all week, while European leaders continue talks that began at the G-8 conference over the weekend. The insider trading case against former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta begins this week in New York, as the Senate Banking Committee starts a round of Dodd-Frank hearings. Also, just a few weeks after President Obama declared his support for gay marriage, the NAACP followed suit. The impact on African-American voters remains to be seen. Molly Ball, staff writer covering politics for The Atlantic, and Charlie Herman, business and economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC, explain the stories of the week. 

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WNYC News

Insider Trading Trial of Ex-Goldman Board Member Begins

Monday, May 21, 2012

A federal prosecutor says a former board member for Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble gave inside information to a billionaire hedge fund founder.

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WNYC News

Inside-Trading Trial Likely to Feature Key Call

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

A judge says he expects to let prosecutors use at trial a recording of a phone call between a former Goldman Sachs board member accused of insider trading and a hedge fund founder.

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WNYC News

Analysis | Gupta Faces Insider Trading Charges

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member, Rajat Gupta pleaded not guilty to six counts of securities fraud.  The former CEO of McKinsey & Company consulting is the most prominent executive arrested in a multi-year investigation into what prosecutors claim is the biggest insider trading case in history.

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The Takeaway

Gupta Faces Insider Trading Charges

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta surrendered to FBI officials on Wednesday morning. Gupta faces criminal charges in a massive hedge fund insider trading case. He has been under investigation over whether he leaked corporate secrets to Raj Rajaratnam, the co-founder of the hedge fund the Galleon Group. Rajaratnam was sentenced to 11 years in prison for trading on illegal stock tips earlier this month. Louise Story, Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times, has the latest details on the story.

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