In a case that could shake up the world of stock research, discount retailer Big Lots (BIG)...

|About: Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)|By:, SA News Editor

In a case that could shake up the world of stock research, discount retailer Big Lots (BIG) files a lawsuit alleging that a research firm stole trade secrets and published inside information about the company. Though Big Lots' case is small compared with Wall Street investigations, both efforts maintain that what has become common in the world of stock research also has become unacceptable.