Monday, February 18, 2008

Finance 101

Woman: "Wait. I don't understand the whole insider trading thing."

Man: "Without going into detail, it's basically when someone has some information that isn't public and they use that information to their benefit on the stock market."

Woman: "So it's only with publicly traded companies?"

Man: "Privately held companies don't have stocks."

Woman: "So it's only on the stock market."

Man: "As opposed to trading people?"

- Red Line

-- Submitted by Amara

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