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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 attributed the fluctuation to the avoidance by foreign investors to participate in the cash-dividend issuance by Cathay Financial Holing and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp.
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.
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.
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.
Market insiders say that currently the core technologies of separator film products are controlled by mainly American and Japanese companies.
Financial market insiders said the balance of such deposits is likely to stay within the target range for some time.
3) The TWST confidential Off-The-Record survey of management performance at eighteen sector firms asked market insiders about the ability of management teams to create shareholder value.
Market insiders worried that should the trend continue, the growth rate of M1B growth rate will be overtaken by M2 eventually, a phenomenon dubbed as "deadly crossing" for the stock market, which portends market downturn, due to the lack of sufficient investment funds.
Given the steep increase in turnover, market insiders say futures trading on TOPIX will surpass that on the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average, which started simultaneously with TOPIX-based trading but as Japan's first stock index futures on the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Market insiders interpreted the alternative as a plan for downsizing Nan Shan's business scale and disposing its assets.
led military attack on Iraq and falling stock prices, market insiders said.