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  • Legal Pot Sets Off Penny Stock Frenzy

    The Milken Institute likes to keep up with the newest new thing, so it was no surprise that its April conference in Los Angeles included a panel on investing in marijuana.

  • FX Dealers Said to Use Day Traders to Make Personal Bets

    Currency dealers in London gave information about client orders to day traders who then made bets on their behalf, sidestepping restrictions on personal trading, three people with knowledge of the practice said.

  • Abe Spurs Day Traders as Japan Stock Swings Hit 2-Year High

    Sitting before a cluster of computer screens in an apartment with the drapes shut, it took Naoki Murakami seconds to make $3,500 betting $1 million that Tokyo Electric Power Co. shares would fall a fraction of a percent.

  • Two Former Day Traders Settle SEC Suit Over Insider Tips

    Two former day traders who were convicted of trading on stock tips gleaned from the wife of a former Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. salesman settled claims by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Ex-Citigroup Broker Is Fined $500 in Squawk-Box Case

    Former Citigroup Inc. stockbroker Ralph Casbarro , who cooperated with prosecutors, was fined $500 and received no prison sentence or probation for his involvement in a scheme to let day traders eavesdrop on internal conversations over brokers’ “squawk boxes.”

  • Squawk-Box Brokers Lose Bid for Retrial on Claims Prosecutors Hid Evidence

    A former broker at Merrill Lynch & Co. and Citigroup Inc. lost a bid to throw out his conviction for selling access to his brokerages’ internal “squawk boxes” after arguing prosecutors hid evidence of his innocence.

  • BM&FBovespa to Cut Stock Trading Fees in Push to Increase Volume

    BM&FBovespa SA, the operator of Latin America’s biggest exchange, is lowering fees for stock transactions and will offer incentives to day traders to boost volumes, Chief Executive Officer Edemir Pinto said.

  • Levine on Wall Street: Parking-Lot Payoffs

    An SEC examiner lying to his boss, or an SAC trader using information provided by an investor relations guy at Dell, seem pretty defensible, but once you're getting bags of cash in bar parking lots something has gone wrong.

  • Harbinger Capital, Day Traders, MF Global, Cement, T-Mobile: Compliance

    Billionaire Philip Falcone’s hedge fund, Harbinger Capital Partners LLC, was told it may be sued by federal regulators for securities-law violations and said it plans to halt investor withdrawals at year-end.

  • What 2013 Taught Economists About Infant Mortality and Austerity

    In 2013, a graduate student discovered a flaw in a spreadsheet, renewing the debate about austerity and debt. Emerging economies tanked, and Bitcoin boomed. In the U.S., unemployment fell and the Federal Reserve started to scale back its bond-buying program. Research focused on inequality and jobs gap between the highly skilled and everyone else. The Affordable Care Act began.

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