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May 13, 2011 4:27 PM   Subscribe

The Sheriff of Wall Street (and more)
posted by vidur (3 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

So is it going to be hookers again, or something else this time?
posted by eugenen at 4:34 PM on May 13, 2011 [1 favorite]

For the first time, federal authorities used wiretaps to listen in on stock traders swapping illegal tips.

Huh, that's kind of amazing that it had never happened before. I also heard they used the same type of sophisticated algorithms that banks use to do statistical arbitrage/black box trading to detect trading anomalies
posted by delmoi at 8:52 PM on May 13, 2011

Oh yeah, Let's not forget the Galleon Group's self promotional rap single. Featuring lines like "Galleon, for when the rally's on"
posted by delmoi at 9:28 PM on May 13, 2011

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