insider trading

Definition of "insider trading"
  1. The illicit practice of trading on the stock or bond market based on confidential, non-public information about a company
How to use "insider trading" in a sentence
  1. The CEO was accused of insider trading after he sold his stocks ahead of the company's bankruptcy announcement.
  2. In an unprecedented action, the investor was arrested for insider trading after profiting from yet-to-be-announced company news.
  3. Regulatory agencies regularly monitor market activities to prevent and detect instances of insider trading.

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