Insider information


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Insider information

Material information about a company that has not yet been made public. It is illegal for holders of this information to make trades based on it, however received.

Insider Information

Relevant information on a company that has not been released to the public. For example, a person may have access to a company's financial state prior to its official announcement. It is a serious crime to make a trade based on insider information or even to divulge such information to another person without authorization.
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Their decision to either accept or reject insider information during the trading room simulation is used as a measure of their moral behavior.
"According to the FA, I am not allowed to give my opinion of possible results in case that is seen as insider information. These people are so out of touch with reality it's untrue.
"According to the FA I am not allowed to give my opinion of possible results in case that is seen as insider information. These people are so out of touch with reality it is untrue.
"Past events and reporting also provide high confidence in our judgment that insider information on sites, infrastructure, networks, and personnel is valuable to our adversaries and may increase the impact of any attack on the utilities infrastructure," it adds
Christian Dior make-up artist Habeeb Ghulam will be sharing his skills with any ladies hoping to get some insider information at a special evening of beauty at the Jesmond Dene House in Newcastle.
Ruttenstorfer is accused of taking advantage of insider information and purchasing OMV shares for some EUR 632,000 (USD 865,000) on March 23, 2009, only a week before OMV sold its 20% stake in Hungarian rival MOL (BDP:MOL) to Russian Surgutneftegaz for EUR 1.4 billion.
They will also contend that 'next manager in or out' wagers are open to fixing, given the number of people with insider information. Sources close to the FA are confident bookies will be willing to listen as it's not a huge money-maker for them.
The suspended employees include Paul Azeff and Korin Brobrow, who were accused by the Ontario Securities Commission for allegedly trading securities after receiving insider information from Toronto corporate lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein.
The former vice president of California technology chipmaker Atheros Communications, Hariri admitted to giving insider information about his company to a friend who used it to make trades that earned more than $50 million.
Ted Forstmann, owner of sports super-agency IMG, has acknowledged that he bet on the outcome of matches and tournaments that featured top players represented by his firm, but denied charges filed in a civil lawsuit against him that he used insider information. 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.
According to insider information, the new platform will make extensive use of lightweight aluminum and be capable of implementing a hybrid system Maserati is likely to borrow from Ferrari.
Now Schouppe is being suspected of selling also Dexia shares due to having insider information about its future plans.