The election that will determine control of the U.S. Senate is more than seven months away, an eternity in American politics. Even so, independent analysts are increasingly bullish on Republican prospects of gaining the six seats the party needs to win control of the chamber.
Six days after General Motors Co. recalled almost 800,000 Chevrolet Cobalts and Pontiac G5s for a defect that could cause surprise engine shutdowns, lawyer Lance Cooper, a solo practitioner in Georgia, sent government regulators a letter: There are more faulty GM models out there.
Former Jefferies & Co. managing director Jesse Litvak ended his defense without testifying in his trial on charges that he defrauded customers out of more than $2 million in trades of mortgage-backed securities.
People working for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who owned stock in companies under investigation were more likely to sell shares than other investors in the months before the agency announced it was taking enforcement actions, according to a new academic paper.
Former Jefferies & Co. trader Jesse Litvak lied to customers in order to increase his profit, a prosecutor told a jury in the only fraud case against an individual in connection with a U.S. program that used bailout funds to spur investment in mortgage-backed securities.
Former Jefferies & Co. Managing Director Jesse Litvak was convicted in the only criminal case against an individual in connection with a U.S. program that used bailout funds to spur investment in mortgage-backed securities.