Written political opinion has been shared since humans could write! The internet has allowed bloggers a place to put their view on the world for everyone to see. Most would classify my opinion as moderate libertarian. I believe that government should be as small as possible while ensuring individual’s rights and freedoms.
Insider trading has been and always be a problem, however, I was shocked to find out that currently United States Congressional members are excluded from those rules that prohibit Wall Street professionals from insider trading! Although that may come to an end according to an article in Advisor One titled, Congress’s Free Pas on Insider Trading, with the introduction of a bill named Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK). What would The STOCK Act Prohibit? According the article the following transactions will be prohibited: Prohibit members or employees of Congress from buying or selling stocks, bonds or commodities futures based on nonpublic [...]