NYTimes: SAC Case Tests a Classic Dilemma
Mathew Martoma, the former portfolio manager at SAC Capital Advisors charged with insider trading, has refused to cooperate with prosecutors. But if he changed his mind, he might be in a position to implicate his former boss, Steven A. Cohen.
It’s been a year since my “tech fellowship” at Talking Points Memo ended, and I decided to spend a month backpacking around Eastern Europe. Mentally I’m in a totally different place now, (a better one) and my stress is lower than ever. I feel like I have lived 10 years since last Memorial Day, but they’ve been good ones. I can’t help but wildly extrapolate—if I’ve come this far, why wouldn’t I be able to achieve my most outlandish goals for the next 12 months?
No matter what the future holds, there is nothing better than looking forward to a trip abroad and then taking it. If I were very rich, I would travel exactly the way I do now: staying in hostels, meeting new people, exploring the city on foot at a relaxed pace, with no goals and plenty of time for reading. Life the way it’s meant to be lived.
Although no countries currently use such weapons, the technology is available and human rights groups are campaigning to pre-empt deployment.