insider dealing

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insider dealing

the making use of price-sensitive information that is unavailable to investors at large to the extent of dealing in company securities with the object of making a profit or avoiding a loss. Various offences now target the practice.
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He has paid the price for that victory with a further 12lb rise but Insider Dealer still looks to be improving and could have a little more left in the locker.
If Richard Cantillon had not written the Essai sur la nature du commerce en general, he would, nonetheless, have acquired some modest fame as a successful insider dealer and occasional associate of john Law of Lauriston, one of the pioneers of the junk bond.
Institutions can face criminal prosecution on charges of aiding and abetting the insider dealer, and can also be charged as a party to a conspiracy to commit the offence.
People who can "burn" money so freely must come by it pretty easy, like the "golden handshakes" for "greedy bankers" or easy pickings for insider dealers and speculators or the likes of drug dealers and identity fraudsters.