short-swing profit

Definition of "short-swing profit"
  1. Profit earned by a corporate insider who buys and then sells, or sells and then buys, company stock within a specific time frame
How to use "short-swing profit" in a sentence
  1. The director of the company was investigated for making a short-swing profit after buying and selling large amounts of stock within a six months period.
  2. Knowing he could encounter penalties, he decided not to pursue a short-swing profit strategy.
  3. Any profits arising from short-swing profit activities are generally recoverable by the corporation itself.

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