Con to the question "Should Insider Trading by Congress Be Allowed?"
"Members of Congress and federal employees often have early access to sensitive information that can seriously affect the stock market. Unfortunately, there is a very real potential for this information to be used improperly. As we work to strengthen our economy, the STOCK [Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge] Act will not only help rebuild trust in our markets, but also ensure the integrity of this Congress."
Press Release, "Brian Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Insider Trading on Capitol Hill," www.baird.house.gov, Jan. 27, 2009
Experts Individuals with JDs, PhDs, other relevant advanced degrees, and government officials with significant involvement in, or related to, insider trading issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]