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The most in-the-know insiders earned three times as much as the typical investor in any given month. Witthaya Prasongsin/Moment via Getty Images

Insider trading − the legal kind − is a lot more profitable if you work for a multinational company

Executives and other high-level inside traders at US companies with global sales earned about three times as much in a month as the average investor, a new study found.
Sam Bankman-Fried, once considered a star in the freewheeling world of cryptocurrency, has been charged with conspiracy, fraud and money laundering. Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

FTX’s collapse mirrors an infamous 18th century British financial scandal

In the Charitable Corporation Scandal, a group of politically connected directors leveraged the company’s altruistic image to attract investors – before raiding the funds to prop up other ventures.
The cryptocurrency exchange FTX fell from a multibillion-dollar company to bankruptcy in less than a week. NurPhoto via Getty Images

Dramatic collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX contains lessons for investors but won’t affect most people

Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
The SEC’s proposed rules include some reporting of so-called Scope 3 emissions, in companies’ supply chains and use of their products. AP Photo/Noah Berger

SEC proposes far-reaching climate disclosure rules for companies – here’s where the rules may be vulnerable to legal challenges

The SEC’s proposal would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and other climate risks, but it’s not a done deal yet.

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