Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Sep 6 2007 | 7:40am ET
A Wall Street Bonnie and Clyde—former hedge fund analyst Ruopian Chen and his wife, former Morgan Stanley financial analyst Jennifer Wang—are walking hand in hand to the pokey.
Chen, until earlier this year a vice president at ING Investment Management Americas, and Wang pleaded guilty to a variety of conspiracy and securities fraud charges yesterday in Manhattan. The two agreed to a sentence of between two-and-a-half and three years and one month in prison, with sentencing scheduled for Dec. 7.
The duo was arrested in May and charged with insider trading on non-public information Wang was picked up at Morgan Stanley. Federal prosecutors allege they made more than $600,000 from their illicit trades, which took place between December 2005 and March 2007.
Chen and Wang still face the ire of the Securities and Exchange Commission, which has civil insider-trading charges against them pending.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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