Talking Point: Speaking of Investing Gains…

April 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
Academic Journal
The article focuses on research done by a business professor at Georgie State University which found that U.S. Senators beat the stock market by an average of 12%. Senator Bill Frist is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission for possible insider trading. Possible reasons that senators outperform other investors are discussed, such as the additional information they acquire, or the ability to legislate to their own advantage.


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