Simple Definition of insider trading
finance : the illegal activity of buying and selling a company's stocks while using secret information from a person who works for the company
Full Definition of insider trading
: the illegal use of information available only to insiders in order to make a profit in financial trading
First Known Use of insider trading
Legal Definition of insider trading
: the illegal use of especially material inside information for profit in financial trading — see also tippee
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