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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  2. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  3. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  4. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  5. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  6. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
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