Originally known as the New York Curb Market, the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) first met outdoors on Broad Street, near Exchange Place, in New York City.
Insider trading is the buying and selling of shares of stock in a CORPORATION by the company’s managers, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, or other individuals with a financial interest in or knowledge of the company. Some insider trading is legal and closely watched in the marketplace, while other insider trading is illegal and closely scrutinized by securities- industry authorities.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury is the major financial management department for the federal government.
Commodity markets are markets where basic goods and materials are exchanged. Commodity markets can be as small as a local farmers market or as large as the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the first commodity exchange in the United States.