The WSJ studies 20,237 execs who bought or sold their own firm's stock in the week prior to...

|By:, SA News Editor

The WSJ studies 20,237 execs who bought or sold their own firm's stock in the week prior to their companies making news and finds, surprise surprise, that many of them did rather well. And those who dipped in and out the market did better than those who traded according to an annual pattern. What the WSJ highlights is the oxymoronic nature of insider-trading laws as it applies to company staff and directors.