Business

SEC Charges Fake Filer With Manipulating Fitbit Stock

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Virginia-based mechanical engineer accused of scheming to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock by making a phony regulatory filing. According to the SEC’s complaint, Robert W. Murray purchased Fitbit call options just minutes before a fake tender offer that…

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Politics

Six Baltimore Cops Charged in Death of Gray, One With Murder

A Baltimore police officer was charged with murder and five others with lesser charges in the death of a black man who suffered a critical neck injury while riding inside a police van, the city’s chief prosecutor said on Friday. Freddie Gray, who died in hospital a week after his…

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Economy

Gulf markets firm as OPEC deal lifts state revenue prospects

OPEC deal to cut oil production could allow Gulf governments to ease austerity policies slightly Petrochemicals companies led Gulf stock markets higher on Thursday in response to OPEC’s first agreement on output cuts to prop up oil prices since 2008 – a deal that could allow governments to ease austerity…

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