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insider trades closely over at Yahoo Finance, especially for those pharmaceuticals companies who can scream higher or astoundingly lower when a drug is approved or a drug is no longer accepted by a big insurance company. That's just what happened to Questcor, as the stock was slammed down over 40%, and eventually halted for a period of time, on news that its drug was no longer being paid for by insurance company Aetna. What's interesting though is on September 12th, about a week ago, CEO Don Bailey of Questcor sold $40,000 shares
He helped the New York-based drugmaker evaluate whether to buy targeted companies, including ZymoGenetics
Research in Motion really isn't coming out with a phone like the one Douglas used while walking on the beach? This is crazy.
Reuters Pictures Buffett: Bill, this is Warren. Listen man, we've got act like we've had a failing out, OK? It doesn't have to be forever but just for a while, cool. Gates: What, why Warren? What did I do? Buffett: I want to buy some shares in Microsoft that's why. I can't buy shares of Microsoft if we're so buddy buddy, people will think you told me something. People will think I've got inside information. Gates: But, but, what about bridge playing, can we at least still play bridge? Buffett: No, it's going to have to be a full on break up
getting an edge" is actually a euphemism for insider trading. How do you not ask these experts about the 'confidential research' their doing? Can't these hedge funds ask questions that gives them a lead on what direction the research is going? When you pay to join a network and ask experts questions, I'm sure
insider trading case of Raj Rajaratnam, this is a great read.
In the language of hedge funds, Galleon’s strategy was to “arbitrage reality” with the consensus on the Street—to find information about a given company that diverged from Wall Street’s view, allowing Galleon to cash in when the company’s stock price rose or fell. At Galleon, this was known as “getting an edge.” The analyst or portfolio manager with the best read on a company was called the “axe” on that stock. The surest way to become the axe was to have a
NY Times: “I remember this because it was an unusual time to serve lobsters,” said Mr. Freeman, who mentioned that he had a
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