The Dow rose 65 points, and consumer staples and health care drove the S&P 500 up more than 6 points
Raj Rajaratnam, a wildly successful hedge fund manager, was sentenced and fined Oct. 13 on fraud and conspiracy counts for using insider information to make more than $50 million. Prosecutors called it the largest insider-trading case ever for a hedge fund. So how does his conviction stack up against other insider traders in the United States who were found guilty? Here's a look at the Top 5 convicted insider traders:
The Dow fell about 3 points, ending a four-day winning streak
Stocks closed out the quarter with the Dow gaining 742 points, its biggest first-quarter point gain in more than a decade and its biggest percentage gain since 1994.
The IRS is offering partial amnesty for Americans who report previously undisclosed Swiss bank or other foreign bank accounts.
Stock market makes steep, broad gains as Dow moves above 12,000. The stock market was buoyed by AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile.
Arby's restaurant chain is being put up for sale by Wendy's after losing money in the third quarter. The announcement caused shares to rise 8.5 percent.
The $7.2 billion from the estate of philanthropist Jeffry Picower represents the largest forfeiture in US history. So far, $9.8 billion has been collected on behalf of Bernard Madoff victims – nearly half the $20 billion that investors lost.
The Swiss banking giant UBS has released a dress code that mandates fingernail length, when women should apply perfume, and even the quality of a banker's underwear.