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The Supreme Court is weighing in on a closely watched insider-trading case

The US Supreme Court is about to hear a major insider-trading case hoped to settle a long-standing Wall Street legal standoff. The case is Salman v. United States, and the court is set to hear it Wednesday. Bassam Salman was convicted of trading on confidential information that came to him from an extended family member who had a brother who worked at Citigroup. Salman never paid the family member for the tips, and at issue is whether this means his actions met the definition of insider trading.
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