Insider-trading meaning

The buying or selling of a company's stock by one who has access to information not made public: trading based on such information is typically illegal.
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The illegal buying or selling of securities on the basis of information that is unavailable to the public.
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Trading by people who have access to material, non-public information that allows them to make a substantial profit by either buying or selling the company’s securities (usually stock). Insider trading is strictly prohibited by securities law and violators are subject to large fines and jail time.
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(finance) Buying or selling securities of a publicly held company by a person who has privileged access to information concerning the company's financial condition or plans.
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