All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘STOCK Act’

Stock Act: Obama Signs To Bar Insider Trading

“It’s the notion that the powerful shouldn’t get to create one set of rules for themselves and another set of rules for everybody else,” Obama said on Wednesday. He was referencing a bill introduced this week into legislation that will make it illegal for members of congress, federal workers, and the president himself from using information gained on the job …

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House Passes STOCK Act By Huge Margin

In his State of the Union address last month President Obama told the nation that if Congress sent him a bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress he would sign it without hesitation. Well, last week the Senate passed the STOCK Act – Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge – by a vote of 96 to 3. Today, the …

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