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Insider

A person who has knowledge of or access to restricted or otherwise nonpublic information about a publicly-traded company. Examples include senior management and shareholders with more than a 10% stake in the company. Under most circumstances, it is a crime for an insider to make trades on the special information he/she possesses. See also: Inside information, Insider trading.

insider

1. A person who, because of his or her position within a firm, has access to proprietary information unavailable to the general public. Although the term obviously includes corporate officers, it also may extend to relatives of these officers or to employees of other firms having a special relationship with the firm in question.
2. Officially, an officer, a director, or the owner of 10% or more of a firm's securities. See also Form 3.
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Market insiders estimated that the conversion can help foreign investors save some NT$700 million in capital gains tax and avoid the risk of stock-price decline following ex-dividend or ex-right, at a time when the stock market is entering the season for issuing cash or stock dividends.
Many financial market insiders expect that the BOJ will declare an end to the quantitative easing policy when the nationwide consumer price index stabilizes at zero or above and then lower the liquidity target.
TWST interviews Wall Street professionals and corporate leaders, which help them bring the views of stock market insiders to their readers.
30, 2010 (CENS) -- To underscore its determination in fighting forex speculators, the Central Bank of China (CBC) has formally asked the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) to uncover the mastermind behind the current wave of forex speculation, allegedly identified by market insiders as George Soros.
The balance therefore may remain below the range for about a week from Wednesday, according to financial market insiders.
He refuted, however, claims from market insiders that healthcare will provide the next major revenue stream.
Market insiders noted that speculators remitted some US$500 million of hot money into Taiwan yesterday, helping driving up the exchange rate of the NT dollar by over NT$1 to US$1=NT$29.
Under the circumstances, the speculation of a cut in the BOJ's policy target is likely to further increase, financial market insiders said.
For over 38 years, the Wall Street Transcript has interviewed professionals and corporate leaders providing their readers with the views of stock market insiders and upper level management of public companies.
Domestic steel market insiders estimated CSC will be able to score between NT$43 billion and NT$45 billion in pretax earnings for 2010.
Financial market insiders said the balance of such deposits is likely to stay within the target range for some time.
5) The TWST confidential Off-The-Record survey of management performance at twelve sector firms asked market insiders about the ability of management teams to create shareholder value.