Corporate Fraud

  1. 3 Notorious American White Collar Criminals

    Learn about the crimes and punishments of some of the most infamous convicted white-collar ...
  2. The 3 Biggest Hedge Fund Scandals

    Learn about major scandals at hedge funds including the Madoff investment scandal ...
  3. 5 Warning Signs a Charity Is a Scam

    Giving to charities and helping those in need is admirable. Here's how to ensure ...
  4. What You Need To Know About Insurance Fraud

    Insurance fraud is as old as commerce. Discover the types of life insurance fraud ...
  5. 4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    Find out how these Wall Street high-rollers landed themselves in hot water.
  6. Tales From Wall Street's Crypt

    Wall Street continues to attract fresh hordes of ghoulish people committing the same ...
  1. What was the Mahonia company and why did it become the subject of a lawsuit?

    In 1992, J.P.Morgan went into the energy trading business by creating a venture company called Mahonia Limited. At least, ...
  2. What was the most notable hostile takeover of all time?

    The drama of the RJR Nabisco takeover and wide coverage make it one of the most notable takeovers in history.
  3. Excessive trading is:

    A. acceptable if the client is young enough to recover from any losses before retiring.B. acceptable if the firm mandates ...
  4. Why is a "hockey stick bid" considered fraudulent?

    A "hockey stick bid" is a pricing strategy in which a supplier will spike the price of a commodity considerably beyond the ...
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    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
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    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
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    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
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