short–swing profit

short–swing profit
short–swing profit n: a profit made by a corporate insider who purchases stock and sells it or sells stock and purchases it within a prescribed period
◇ Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides that a corporation may recover short-swing profits realized by an insider within six months.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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