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    Congressional Insider Trading Gets Somewhat Less Legal

    Today is a good day for Congress passing laws with sunny punny names, so after the JOBS Act on we go to the STOCK Act, for Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge, which, who wouldn’t want JOBS and STOCKS and also much less Congressional insider trading. Anyway it passed, so now Congressional inside information is like […]

    / Mar 22, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    Joe Nocera Wants Investors Whose Managers Insider Traded To ‘Pay’

    It is implausible that every one of Rajaratnam’s sophisticated investors were in the dark. Yet the law says that, unlike the Madoff investors, they bear no responsibility for ignoring red flags. On the contrary: They are being rewarded for looking the other way…The phrase I find myself muttering a lot these days is: “There oughta […]

    / Jun 14, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    UK Firms Can’t Have Women Around The Office On The Off Chance Someone Reaches Out And Touches Them

    Fucking women. It’s not that financial services firms in the UK don’t want to employ them, or think they couldn’t do just as bang-up a job as the men. This is not one of those situations.* The Brits love the ladies and would like nothing than more to hire them, and maybe maul them a […]

    / Oct 14, 2009 at 1:43 PM

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