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Does the Wolf Glorify Wall Street's Culture?

Monday, January 06, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street depicts drugs, sex and financial misdeeds - portraying the true story of disgraced Jordan Belfort. NY Times film critic A.O. Scott and Bloomberg Businessweek's Sheelah Kolhatkar, talk about the debate over whether the film glorifies Wall Street excess, and what legal and financial lessons the movie holds.

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WNYC News

SAC Capital Charged with Insider Trading

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Federal authorities are charging the hedge fund owned by billionaire Steven Cohen with making hundreds of millions of dollars illegally, and of engaging in rampant insider trading. Tuesday's announcement caps years of investigations into alleged misdeeds at Cohen's firm, SAC Capital Advisors, which at one point managed $15 billion in assets.

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