Oct 12, 2010

No se puede creer

¿Ustedes sabían que el personal parlamentario del Congreso de EEUU puede utilizar legalmente la información privilegiada que maneja sobre políticas que están a punto de ser implementadas para invertir en la bolsa?

En el sector privado irían presos:

Now, this is called insider trading in the private sector, and people are going to jail for it. Now, whether one thinks that insider trading is a crime that deserves punishment is not even the issue here. What is stunning is that while insider trading is illegal in the private sector, it is totally legal for government employees to do it, because insider-trading laws don’t apply to Congress. Basically, Congress passed a law making insider trading illegal for the private sector and exempted itself.


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