Goldman's Golden Analyst Under Investigation

Henry King may have leaked inside info to hedge funds
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 15, 2012 8:20 AM CST
Goldman's Golden Analyst Under Investigation
The price of Goldman Sachs stock is shown at a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Federal investigators have set their sights on famed Goldman Sachs tech analyst Henry King in a broadening insider trading probe. The Feds suspect King, who is known for his spot-on calls, may be leaking inside information from Taiwanese electronic parts manufacturers to US investors, sources tell the Wall Street Journal. To further deepen the intrigue, King counted among his clients the Galleon Group, the hedge fund group at the center of former Goldman director Rajat Gupta's insider trading scandal. (Read more Galleon Group stories.)

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