Don't Trade On Insider Info

from the a-public-service-announcement dept

Apparently, the talk of the high level executive set these days is what you should do if you’re given insider information about a stock. The proper answer is (of course) do nothing. If you act on insider info and are caught, you could be in a lot of trouble. As the SEC has been filing some high profile cases lately (the ImClone case being the biggest one these days), the Washington Post is reminding people that it’s not just the person who gives the info who gets in trouble.

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