If you’re a retail or individual investor you may feel like the little guy can’t win in the stock market.
The individual investor is a little fish in the vast ocean we call the world’s investment market and only the biggest of the investors can actually get ahead.
Many of us have said that in the past but we were hoping that it wasn’t true. The market is supposed to be set up so everybody has the same information and although insider trading is difficult to police, some high profile cases over the past couple of years have made big investors a little less likely to share illegal information when others aren’t looking.
How does it make you feel to know that insider trading was not only legal, but your elected officials were taking part?
Thanks to the recent signing of the STOCK Act, or Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge Act, members of Congress can no longer profit from insider trading. [Read more…] about President Obama Signs STOCK Act – No Congressional Insider Trading