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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781337091985

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N. Gregory Mankiw
ISBN: 9781337091985
Textbook Problem

When company executives buy and sell stock based on private information they obtain as part of their jobs, they are engaged in insider trading.

a. Give an example of inside information that might be useful for buying or selling stock.

b. Those who trade storks based on inside information usually earn very high rates of return. Does this fact violate the efficient markets hypothesis?

c. Insider trading is illegal. Why do you suppose that is?

Subpart (a):

To determine

Role of inside information in buying and selling of stocks.

Explanation

The inside information is helpful in buying and selling of stocks. The inside information helps to understand the futur...

Subpart (b):

To determine

Role of inside information in buying and selling of stocks.

Subpart (c):

To determine

Role of inside information in buying and selling of stocks.

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