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insider trade

noun [C or U]
 
 
STOCK MARKET an occasion when a company's shares are bought or sold by someone who is in a high position in that company: The company stopped insider trades after Sept. 15 under a policy that prevents insiders from buying or selling stock during the two weeks before and after it reports earnings.
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