Understanding Rule 10b5-1.

Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides a safe harbor from insider trading liability for persons who trade securities based on pre-existing plans, provided that those plans do not call for trades based on material, non-public information. The rule was enacted in 2000 in response to concerns that insiders were using insider … Read more

Recessionary Gap Definition.

A recessionary gap is an economic situation in which the demand for goods and services is insufficient to keep the economy operating at full capacity. This can lead to a decrease in economic activity and an increase in unemployment. Is the United States in an inflationary or recessionary gap? There is no definitive answer to … Read more