When corporate insiders sell stock at a loss, watch out

When considering whether to buy stock in a company, investors often look to the trading activity of the company's top executives. If the CEO or CFO has recently made large purchases of company stock, investors tend to assume ...

Twitter to be added to S&P 500 index, shares jump on news

Social media platform Twitter will be added to the S&P 500 stock index before the start of trading Thursday, a move that will expand the number of individual investors who own the stock through index funds that track the ...

Why general counsels don't stop corporate crime

General counsels for corporations are well-versed in the law and should be able to detect and stop fraud, not profit from stock sales utilizing their fraud-related insider information.

EU parliament strengthens seal hunt ban

European lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to strengthen an EU ban on seal products, narrowing exceptions made for Canada's indigenous Inuits.

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