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Do Lawmakers Legally Insider Trade?

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OF COURSE
Damien Hoffman takes a look at what may be lawmakers' biggest perk of all: insider trading. "If you are a voting citizen, your public representatives can legally trade investment vehicles based on information received at work. And much information is gleaned long before trickling down to the good ‘ole People. Thus, as you already deduced, a major conflict of interest exists when your political representative must choose between your needs and those of his/her portfolio."

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