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Insider Trading

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Congress Passes Insider Trading Ban Featured In ’60 Minutes’ Report

A segment on CBS’ “60 Minutes” in November said that members of Congress were profiting from inside information, giving new impetus to legislation that had languished for years. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), was among the prominent legislators featured in the report.

03/22/2012

U.S. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference. (Photo by Getty Images)

Congressional Trading Bill Featured On ’60 Minutes’ Moving Forward

A bill that would ban lawmakers from using nonpublic information to made stock trades is gaining momentum in congress, weeks after former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers were featured in a “60 Minutes” report.

01/31/2012

U.S. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference. (Photo by Getty Images)

GOP Hopeful Perry Picks Fight With Pelosi

Struggling to steady his campaign for the GOP nomination, Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched an outsider’s campaign against Washington culture and challenged House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to debate his plan to overhaul Congress.

11/17/2011

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco. (Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

’60 Minutes’ Report On Pelosi Prompts Bill To Prohibit Congressional Insider Trading

Members of Congress would be prohibited from using insider information for investments under legislation filed in the wake of a CBS News “60 Minutes” report.

11/16/2011

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

’60 Minutes’ Questions Whether Pelosi Traded Stock On Inside Information

Former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and her husband participated in an IPO from Visa, just as a troublesome piece of legislation that would have hurt credit card companies began making its way through the House.

11/14/2011

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Cupertino Man Charged With Insider Trading

A Santa Clara County man who worked for a semiconductor company has been arrested on insider trading charges in a New York probe.

CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

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Fremont Woman’s Trial On Insider Trading Charges Begins In NY

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — A prosecutor has told jurors at a New York trial’s opening that a Bay Area researcher engaged in insider trading by delivering tomorrow’s news today to hedge fund contacts. Assistant U.S. […]

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

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Fremont Woman Arrested In Insider Trading Crackdown

Federal authorities have arrested a California woman in a continuing crackdown on employees of research firms who feed inside information on publicly traded companies to hedge funds.

CBS San Francisco–12/29/2010