Comments for: Obama signs insider trading ban by lawmakers

Posted April 04, 2012, at 8:39 p.m.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed legislation Wednesday barring members of Congress, the president and thousands of federal workers from insider trading and profiting from nonpublic information learned on the job. The new law lets the public see more of government officials’ financial dealings. Lawmakers abandoned an earlier proposal to …

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