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Two Individuals Share Whistleblower Award of More Than $450,000

(HedgeCo.Net) Its been another staggering week for Whistleblowers after receiving a whopping $10-Million in payouts. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced it will jointly award more than $450,000 to two individuals for a tip that led the agency to […]

Who Are the Most Innovative Companies in Fintech?

(HedgeCo.Net) Final preparations are underway for tonight Benzinga Fintech Awards banquet at Tribeca 360 in New York City. Over 223 companies across the United States entered the competition including last years national first place winner HedgeCoVest. 131 finalist have been […]

SEC Announces Insider Trading Charges in Case Involving Sports Gambler and Board Member

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a professional sports gambler who allegedly made $40 million based on illegal stock tips from a corporate insider who owed him money. The SEC alleges that the sports […]

Mayor in Illinois Settles Muni Bond Fraud Charges

(HedgeCo.Net) The mayor of Harvey, Ill., has agreed to pay $10,000 and never participate in a municipal bond offering again in order to settle fraud charges. Eric J. Kellogg was connected to a series of fraudulent bond offerings by the […]

SEC Awards More Than $5 Million to Whistleblower

(HedgeCo.Net) Less than one week after announcing a $3-Million dollar award to a Whistleblower, The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced one of the largest awards in their history. The SEC will present an award of between $5 and $6 […]

(FINRA) may require brokers and dealers to report Treasury cash market transactions to a centralized repository.

(HedgeCo.Net) New efforts are underway to enhance the monitoring and reporting of Treasury cash market transactions.The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that they are working together to explore efficient and effective means […]

Paulson Triples Stakes in Endo, Akorn as Other Hedge Funds Sell

(Bloomberg) Paulson & Co., the firm led by billionaire John Paulson, tripled its stakes in Endo International Plc and Akorn Inc. in the first quarter, sticking to big-name health-care wagers even as many other hedge funds ran the opposite way. […]

SEC Charges Two Attorneys With Defrauding Escrow Clients

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against two attorneys accused of making undisclosed risky investments and in some instances outright stealing money they obtained in escrow accounts from small business owners seeking commercial loans. The SEC […]

Whistleblower Earns $3.5 Million Award for Bolstering Ongoing Investigation

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced a whistleblower award of more than $3.5 million to a company employee whose tip bolstered an ongoing investigation with additional evidence of wrongdoing that strengthened the SEC’s case. The SEC noted that […]

Hedge Funds On Pace To Record Growth For Another Month

(HedgeCo.Net) With a little over two weeks left in the month of May, hedge funds are on pace to show at least some growth for the second consecutive month. Industry wide, hedge funds so-far have outperformed underlying markets during the […]

SALT 2016 Conference Underway in Las Vegas

(HedgeCo.Net) Investors from around the globe are meeting in Las Vegas this week for the annual SALT 2016 conference. Organizers say that SALT 2016 is committed to facilitating balanced discussions and debates on macroeconomic trends, geo-political events and investment opportunities […]

Big Data is Getting Bigger

(HedgeCo.Net) As capital markets firms begin to come to grips with traditional big data, they increasingly are employing new analytic s to mine alternative, unstructured data in search of an edge. TABB Group analyst Valerie Bogard and RavenPack, president and […]

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