Galleon

Judge Rakoff Gets Slapped for Galleon Wiretaps Ruling

U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff is famous -- or infamous -- for his zeal in righting Wall Street's wrongs. But the Galleon insider trading civil suit he's presiding over has just earned him a wrist-slap from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Goldman Makes Another Great Deal -- for Goldman

The $550 million SEC settlement is just 8.9% of the $6.2 billion increase in Goldman's market value on the day the deal was announced. And it's an even smaller portion of the cash, backdoor, taxpayer-funded bailout Goldman was handed in 2008.

Goldman Director May Have Leaked Buffett Deal

Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta, who has decided not to stand for re-election, is in more trouble. A government probe of Gupta's relationship with Galleon hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam has turned up evidence that someone may have leaked Warren Buffett's plan to put $5 billion into Goldman during the financial crisis.

Insider Trading Tips From a Goldman Director?

Prosecutors are looking into a Goldman Sachs director's communications with hedge fund Galleon's Raj Rajaratnam, who's on trial for insider trading. The ties revealed raise troubling questions about how widespread insider trading is.