Is The SEC's Insider Trading Case Implicating FrontPoint A Sting Operation Aimed At S.A.C. Capital? When we first read Matt Goldstein's narrative of a rabbi named Milton Balkany, whose attempt to extort Steve Cohen's SAC for $4 million landed him in jail, we thought little of it and dismissed the story more or less as one in which an individual had gotten access to information that had been first perceived as damaging, yet ended up being simply innocuous. However, Goldstein's follow up to the very curious saga of Balkany, which also includes recently alleged insider trading in company Human Genome Sciences by one Joseph "Chip" Skowron, most recently of Morgan Stanley spin off FrontPoint (and previously of S.A.C.) caught our attention, and after doing some additional research, we may have uncovered some circumstantial facts that could indicate that the connection between Chip Skowron, the insider trading scandal, and SAC may be more substantial, that the rabbi may have indeed been on to something, and that there may be far more here than meets the eye. Prehistory
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We Are the 99 Percent 14th October 2013 Question with 172 notes Anonymous asked: How can you claim to speak for 99% of people? We don’t claim to speak for anyone, we merely present stories. Hundreds Injured in Cairo's Main Square The Lake That Fell Off a Cliff Every Single 1989 Special Guest Taylor Swift Brought Onstage How to Grow Potatoes on Mars Farewell Lindsey Graham, A Slate Tribute President Obama's War on Christmas How to Test if Your Eggs Are Still Fresh Occupy Wall Street finally releases their one demand « OntheWilderSide Demands Update 10/2/2011: Directly below, is the first list of demands, as presented on September 22, 2011 by Occupation Wall Street. There is a new document. The link for a new document, agreed to on September 29, 2011 and published on September 30, 2011 is available at the NYC General Assembly website HERE, and in full text in the middle of this post. _____________________________________ KW writes: My goodness.
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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests Turn Violent; Video Shows Police Macing Women Sep 25, 2011 1:03pm (Tina Fineberg/AP Photo) ABC News’ Olivia Katrandjian reports: Video posted by the group Occupy Wall St from the eighth day of protests against corporations show police using Tasers and mace to control the crowd, which the group says has only made it more committed to keep up the demonstrations in lower Manhattan for the long haul. A New York Police Department spokeswoman today confirmed the group’s claim that approximately 80 people were arrested Saturday, mainly for disorderly conduct and obstructing vehicular and pedestrian traffic. “One person was arrested for assaulting a police officer,” she said.
A Tent City 'Freedom Motel' in Tahrir Square A Tent City 'Freedom Motel' in Tahrir Square As the demonstrations continued in Tahrir Square, Egyptian protesters settled in for the long haul, building tent cities to hold onto the symbolic piece of turf RELATED Egypt's Revolutionaries Begin to Grow Anxious More Video Video by Topic
AnonOps Communications One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Blogger Find my account Forgot password? List of banks sued over mortgage securities sales By The Associated Press A federal agency on Friday sued 17 financial firms, including the largest U.S. banks, for selling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac billions of dollars worth of mortgage-backed securities that turned toxic when the housing market collapsed. Here is a list of those named in the lawsuits and the amount in securities the institutions are said to have sold to the government mortgage buyers: -- JPMorgan Chase & Co., $33 billion
Barclays, BofA, JPMorgan Sued by FHFA Bank of America Corp. (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C), JPMorgan Chase & Co.