Los Angeles Business Journal

Do Execs Have Good Luck in Trading Own Stock?

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Corporate executives long have bought and sold shares of their own companies, and outside investors have long tracked such trades, in the belief that insiders have a particularly good feel for how companies are faring. The Wall Street Journal reports that regulatory efforts to prevent abuses are so flawed they have left a confusing landscape that raises suspicions about trades that are innocent, and provides cover for others that are less so.