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Trump’s Media Company Investigated Over SPAC Deal

That month, a small investment bank, Kingswood Capital Markets, which has frequently teamed up with ARC, made a presentation to Benessere’s board members. Marked “strictly private and confidential,” the presentation, […]




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Trump’s $300 Million SPAC Deal May Have Skirted Securities Laws

Mr. Trump initially expected to announce his new social media company in August, according to a person briefed on the timing. But the plans were delayed after Mr. Trump’s son, […]




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Will the SEC Add to Facebook’s Woes?

The internal studies that show Facebook has known about its harms to children, and its role in inciting violence and health misinformation, worry investors like Julie Goodridge, a portfolio manager […]




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Google Could Be Violating Labor Laws With Pay for Temp Workers

But last year, in an company email, a Google manager said it appeared that there were 16 additional countries, including Brazil, Canada, Australia and Mexico, with some form of equal […]




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Schemer or Naïf? Elizabeth Holmes Is Going to Trial.

SAN FRANCISCO — After four years, repeated delays and the birth of her baby, Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the blood testing start-up Theranos, is set to stand trial for […]




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A Skeptical Stock Analyst Wins Big by Seeking Out Frauds

Last month, federal authorities charged the founder of the electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola, which had gone public in the summer of 2020, with defrauding investors. They were led there partly […]







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Nikola Chairman Trevor Milton Resigns Amid Fraud Claims

The new chairman, Mr. Girsky, has played a critical role in Nikola’s rise to prominence. After leaving the G.M. board in 2016, he started an investment company, VectoIQ, to provide […]







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Wall Street’s Most Reviled Investors Worry About Their Fate

If the price falls, the short seller buys the now-cheaper shares back, returns them to the broker and pockets the difference. But the strategy can be risky. If shares climb […]