Insider information

Relevant information about a company that has not yet been made public. It is illegal for holders of this information to make trades based on it, however received. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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insider information UK US noun [U] (also inside information)
WORKPLACE, FINANCE important information about a company or organization that is known only to the employees of the company or organization and not to the public: »

No one knows what stock prices will do short-term, unless they are acting on illegal insider information.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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