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CEO Charged With Failing to Disclose Perks to Shareholders

(HedgeCo.Net) Public companies must properly disclose perks, benefits, and other forms of compensation paid to CEOs and certain other highly compensated executive officers. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the former CEO of a marketing company has agreed […]

Fake Filer Charged With Manipulating Fitbit Stock

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Virginia-based mechanical engineer accused of scheming to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock by making a phony regulatory filing. According to the SEC’s complaint, Robert W. Murray purchased […]

Law Firm Partner and Neighbor Charged in $1 Million Insider Trading Scheme

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former partner at an international law firm and his neighbor with making more than $1 million in illicit profits by insider trading around corporate announcements. The SEC alleges that Walter C. […]

Whistleblower Award of More Than Half-Million Dollars for Company Insider

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that a company insider has earned a whistleblower award of more than $500,000 for reporting information that prompted an SEC investigation into well-hidden misconduct that resulted in an SEC enforcement action. “This […]

Barclays to Pay $97 Million for Overcharging Clients

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced an enforcement action requiring Barclays Capital to refund advisory fees or mutual fund sales charges to clients who were overcharged. In a settlement of more than $97 million, Barclays agreed to settle […]

SEC Charges Former Head Traders at Nomura With Fraud

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a pair of former head traders who ran the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) desk at Nomura Securities International Inc. with deliberately lying to customers in order to inflate the profits of the […]

SEC Charges CEO With Failing to Disclose Perks to Shareholders

(HedgeCo.Net) Public companies must properly disclose perks, benefits, and other forms of compensation paid to CEOs and certain other highly compensated executive officers. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the former CEO of a marketing company has agreed […]

Law Firm Partner and Neighbor Charged in $1 Million Insider Trading Scheme

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former partner at an international law firm and his neighbor with making more than $1 million in illicit profits by insider trading around corporate announcements. The SEC alleges that Walter C. […]

Barclays to Pay $97 Million for Overcharging Clients

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an enforcement action requiring Barclays Capital to refund advisory fees or mutual fund sales charges to clients who were overcharged. In a settlement of more than $97 million, Barclays agreed to settle […]

SEC Charges Former Staffer With Securities Fraud Violations

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former employee with securities fraud in connection with his trading of options and other securities. The SEC’s complaint alleges that David R. Humphrey, who worked at the SEC from 1998 to […]

Semiconductor Company and Former CFO Settle Accounting Fraud Charges

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that a South Korea-based semiconductor manufacturer and its former CFO have agreed to settle charges related to an accounting scheme to artificially boost revenue and manipulate the financial results reported to investors. […]

Firm, CEO Settle Charges in Ponzi-Like Scheme Involving Life Settlements

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a New Jersey-based firm and its CEO have agreed to pay more than $4 million to settle charges that they used new investor money to repay earlier investors in Ponzi-like fashion […]

Portfolio Manager Charged With Diverting Nearly $2 Million to Personal Account

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a Massachusetts-based portfolio manager accused of diverting at least $1.95 million to his personal brokerage account from a fund over which he had trading authority. The SEC’s complaint alleges […]

Whistleblower Award of More Than Half-Million Dollars for Company Insider

(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a company insider has earned a whistleblower award of more than $500,000 for reporting information that prompted an SEC investigation into well-hidden misconduct that resulted in an SEC enforcement action. “This […]

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    Yesterday, May 23, 2017 : Permalink

    (Reuters) A Massachusetts hedge fund manager has been arrested and accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from investors and engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme, U.S. authorities said. Yasuna Murakami, who managed Cambridge, Massachusetts-based MC2 Capital Management LLC, was arrested in […]

  • Hedge Funds Shuffle Positions as OPEC Decision Nears
    Yesterday, May 23, 2017 : Permalink

    (Reuters) Hedge funds have started to rebuild bullish long positions in crude oil as OPEC prepares to extend its production cuts for an additional nine months. Hedges and other money managers increased their net long position in the three major […]

  • Bond Bulls Get the Most Hedge-Fund Support Since 2007
    Yesterday, May 23, 2017 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) A buildup in risk across the globe is getting too big for U.S. bond investors to ignore.After staking their biggest bet ever against the $14 trillion Treasuries market at the start of 2017, hedge funds and other large speculators […]

  • Hedge Fund Basks in World-Beating Surge for Greece’s Markets
    Yesterday, May 23, 2017 : Permalink

    (Bloomberg) The odyssey of Greece and its economic crisis has taken a positive turn in recent months, and hedge funds are among those reaping the rewards. Once the epicenter for the euro region’s debt turmoil, Greece is now the top […]



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