insider information

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Noun1.insider information - important information about the plans or condition of a corporation that has not been released to the public; use for personal profit is illegal
info, information - a message received and understood
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The SEC recently slapped Ongpin with a P174-million fine for allegedly using insider information to profit from the trading in Philex Mining shares in 2009.
for its slack information management that led to a leak of insider information about public share offerings.
Forstmann said that he had indeed bet on the outcome of the 2007 tennis French Open between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal (both of whom are represented by IMG), but said that he had no insider information and lost the $40 000 wager placed on Federer.
HKScan Corporation disclosed in March 2009 that certain persons in its management acting on behalf of LSO Osuuskunta cooperative had been heard as suspects in a case which alleged abuse of insider information in connection with LSO Osuuskunta's trading in the company's shares in August 2006.
lt;p>Moffatt and Goel allegedly provided insider information about companies including Sun Microsystems and Intel.
Publishing Gems: Insider Information For The Self-Publishing Writer by Brent Sampson (Founder and CEO of Outskirts Press) is an ideal read for writers who have finished their manuscript, and have the desire to pursue publication.
But here's one last detail to consider: County officials may have provided insider information to the companies bidding to build the projects in exchange for expensive vacations to Europe, Jamaica and Colorado.
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Stewart is accused of securities fraud for supposedly conducting an illegal stock trade -- selling off 4,000 shares of ImClone Systems stock based on insider information.
Finnish media company Talentum Oyj said today (15 January) that the Finnish state prosecutor had informed the company that the possible misuse of insider information in connection with Talentum's acquisition of its own shares would not lead to prosecution.
Highfields earned at least $50 million in the transaction, according to HarvardWatch, raising questions about whether Highfields was privy to insider information regarding Enron's impending collapse.