insider trading


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insider trading

n.
The illegal buying or selling of securities on the basis of information that is unavailable to the public.
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in′sider trad′ing


n.
the illegal buying and selling of securities by persons acting on privileged information.
[1965–70]
in′sider trad′er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insider trading - buying or selling corporate stock by a corporate officer or other insider on the basis of information that has not been made public and is supposed to remain confidential
trading - buying or selling securities or commodities
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