Trading

The Difference Between Legal, Illegal and Insider Trading

Insider trading is the trading of a public company's stock or other securities by individuals with access to nonpublic information about the company. In various countries, some kinds of trading based on insider information are illegal.  And Insider trading is a term that most investors have heard and…
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Insider Trading Policy – Is It Spelt Out?

Because insider trading undermines investor confidence in the fairness and integrity of the securities markets, the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) has treated the detection and prosecution of insider trading violations as one of its enforcement priorities.  There’s an important thing to emphasise that insiders don't always have their hands tied. As Insiders can legally…
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Insider Trading is Illegal – Here’s Why

Not all insider trading is illegal. But Insider trading the illegal variety is defined as that of any securities transaction made when a person involved in the trade has non-public, material information, and uses this information to violate his or her duty to maintain the confidentiality of such knowledge by using it…
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