Can Insider Trading Information Be a Useful Tool for Investment Managers? A Review

19 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2018

Date Written: August 28, 2018

Abstract

Predominant finance theories by academics suggest that achieving consistent outsized returns in the stock market is not possible because the market is efficient. Can legal insider trading disclosure data reported to the SEC provide an effective tool for identifying investments?

Keywords: Efficient market hypothesis; Electronic filings; Ethics; Financial market anomaly; Insider trading; Insider transactions; Inside information; information content; Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Stock returns

Suggested Citation

Koch, Christian, Can Insider Trading Information Be a Useful Tool for Investment Managers? A Review (August 28, 2018). 2018 Engaged Management Scholarship Conference: Philadelphia, PA. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3240217 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3240217

Christian Koch (Contact Author)

University of South Florida ( email )

Tampa, FL 33620
United States

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