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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.

inside information

Details of a company's affairs that are known by its directors and officers but are not yet released to the public. For example, initial data on an oil strike that has not been publicized is inside information.
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A key new requirement for AIM companies under the MAR applies when a decision is made not to disclose inside information immediately.
So while executives are not using a lot of inside information in their trading decisions, their more cautious interpretation of publicly available fundamental information does contain an important message: if top executives don't believe the extremes of the market but actively go against them in their trading decisions, maybe individual investors should not believe them, either.
If a firm partner or employee discloses the inside information to a confidant who is not a firm partner or employee, then the misappropriation rules may apply.
Toshiyuki Ishiko, 61, president of Maerchen-Japan, is suspected of using inside information on a tie-up, announced in January 2001, on an online game project between T&E Soft Inc.
Inside Information provides author, title, and journal citation information for articles appearing in 10,000 of the most requested titles in the BLDSC's collection of 50,000 of the world's principal journals and magazines.
But it convincingly demonstrates that 30 years ago the CIA possessed inside information from a unique source that strongly suggested that the Soviet state was foredoomed.
Listed corporations must disclose inside information to the public in a timely manner.
THE BATTLE FOR CASH: does inside information help you to beat the bookie?
Firstly, they were to agree a definition of inside information and then decide the rules and general approach that should be taken to tackle related issues.
14, has denied he provided inside information to Sonnenblick-Del Rio or allowed officials to pay for his vacations to Jamaica, Europe and Breckenridge, Colo.
Although there's a broad consensus, among Wall Street executives as well as Washington policy makers, that trading on inside information is harmful to investors and the market, this consensus has never been supported by solid evidence.
has until June 24 to file its response to the SEC's complaint that it made e-mail offers to sell inside information concerning government approval of a contract which would affect a company's stock (NL/NL 4/30/03).