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tippee trading UK US noun [U] FINANCE, LAW
a form of the illegal activity of insider trading in which a person involved with a company gives special information to someone about shares they should buy or sell, which they then give to other people
Compare INSIDER TRADING(Cf. ↑insider trading)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • tip — A sum of money given, as to a servant, waiter, bellman, or the like, over and above actual cost or charge for services rendered, with the amount commonly varying upon the quality of such service. A form of gratuity for extra services rendered.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tipper — A person who possesses material inside information and who makes selective disclosure of such information for trading or other personal purposes; tippee is one who receives such information from tipper. Grumet v. Shearson/American Exp., Inc., D.C …   Black's law dictionary

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