Martin Shkreli’s lawyers reportedly had to interview more than 250 prospective jurors before agreeing on 12. At the time, media reports hinted at some of the funnier reasons given by prospective.. Zero Hedge
More than 50 years into his storied career, Robert De Niro just added a new title to his resume: Emmy nominee. The two-time Oscar winner recently earned his first nomination, for best actor in a.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The victims of Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme will have another $371 million in new settlements added to the recovery pot.
According to Reuters, settlements with two offshore funds will boost the total.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
Martin Shkreli was found guilty on two counts of securities fraud earlier this month, but the process of selecting a jury for the case against the former pharmaceutical CEO and hedge fund founder.. Business Insider
That there are *large sentencing disparities between white collar criminals and armed robbers *shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. The American legal system exhibits a strong bias toward individuals.. Zero Hedge
A note from Bill Gross, portfolio manager at Janus Henderson, would hardly be complete without a wild anecdote.
His July investment outlook published on Thursday was no different.
Gross again.. Business Insider
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Goldman Sachs has a bond-trading problem.
The US bank beat earnings estimates on Tuesday, with a.. Business Insider
Bernie Madoff's first conviction for financial crimes nearly a decade ago rattled the financial-services industry.
Researchers at Cornell University set out to quantify just how much of an impact.. Business Insider
Last August, in a post that attempted to explain why public pensions are really about $8 trillion underfunded, as opposed to the $3-$5 trillion that you frequently see tossed around in the press, we.. Zero Hedge
All but two of the Emmy categories that honor Limited Series and Made for Television movies make both formats compete against each other head-to-head — but make no mistake, this year is all about the.. The Wrap
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This morning I have decided to write about US swap spreads. *I know, you are already reaching for the delete key, but wait…*
*I tried to remember a.. Zero Hedge
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NEW YORK — A bankruptcy court filing shows the estates of Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff's (MAY'-dawfz) two sons will get to keep nearly $4 million once about $18.. CJME Also reported by •Seattle Times
Facebook said Tuesday that it has deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech. The company said in a blog post that.. SFGate
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff's victims on Tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the.. Reuters