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insider trading

noun

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of insider trading

  1. :  the illegal use of information available only to insiders in order to make a profit in financial trading

1966

First Known Use of insider trading

1966


Law Dictionary

insider trading

noun

Legal Definition of insider trading

  1. :  the illegal use of esp. material inside information for profit in financial trading — see also tippee




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