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Insider Trading

A Master of Moral Arbitrage

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist is guilty of “insider trading” by requesting the sale of his remaining stock in the Hospital Corporation of America. Legal interest in the matter gravitates around the timing of the sale and the parallel activity of other HCA executives. Frist requested that […] Read More

Supporters of Martha Stewart are defending the domestic diva—under scrutiny for alleged insider trading—on the Internet. Save Martha! at was launched on July 8 amid negative publicity Stewart was receiving as a result of a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of insider trading of ImClone stock. The site has gotten coverage in Newsweek, National […] Read More