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Insider Trading Description

1) What is the best way to describe Insider Trading for complete understanding?

2) With regard to the two video clips,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9_yhkoy09M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWCYpUinsiw

1) What are the specific issues that the viewer should be taking away from the viewing?

2) How would each of these help someone to understand the following:

a) What insider trading is.
b) What the ethical issues are regarding insider trading.
c) What the economic issues are regarding insider trading.

3) What are some examples from society/news of insider trading ethical issue?

4) What are some examples from society/news of insider trading economic issues?

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) What is the best way to describe Insider Trading for complete understanding?

Insider trading in laymen's terms represents any person who buys or sells a security based upon access to material that is nonpublic information about the security that is bought or sold. It is illegal because of the fact that access to this special knowledge is unfair to other investors and provides the person engaging in insider trading with an unfair advantage.

2) With regard to the two video clips,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9_yhkoy09M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWCYpUinsiw

1) What ...

Solution Summary

This response describes the ethical and economic issues with insider trading.

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