An Ethical Look at Insider Trading

30 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2006

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Walter E. Block

Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business

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Date Written: November 2006

Abstract

This paper examines the various arguments for and against insider trading and applies ethical theory in an attempt to determine when insider trading is unethical and when it is not.

Keywords: insider trading, ethics, rights, utilitarianism

JEL Classification: D23, D61, D63, D82, G14, K22, K42

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W. and Block, Walter E., An Ethical Look at Insider Trading (November 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=945555 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.945555

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

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Walter E. Block

Loyola University New Orleans - Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business ( email )

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Box 15, Miller 321
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States
(504) 864-7944 (Phone)
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