Month: August 2006

Insider Trading: Suspicious Trading Is Not Enough

A study of stock market trading in advance of large mergers done by market research firm Measuredmarkets, Inc. for the New York Times found that in a number of cases there was a significant increase in trading in the shares

Prudential Agrees to Pay $600 million in Global Settlement of Fraudulent Market Timing Scheme

The SEC announced that Prudential Equity Group, formerly known as Prudential Securities, Inc., agreed to pay a total of $600 million in a global settlement with the SEC, the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, the Massachusetts