31 May '14, 3pm

Explainer: Why is Mickelson allegedly under investigation?

Explainer: Why is Mickelson allegedly under investigation?

Friday evening, the Wall Street Journal reported that Phil Mickelson and his friend Billy Walters were under investigation by the FBI and the Securities & Exchange Commission. These federal agencies think the duo may have been trading stocks illicitly using non-public information, the Journal reports. Mickelson and his attorney denied his client is the subject of any investigation . Here's some basic info about what it all means. What is “trading stocks illicitly using non-public information”? That's illegal insider trading, for short. The law says you may not buy or sell a company’s stock to your own advantage when you have access to confidential, material information* about the company. For example, if you knew for certain a company was about to be taken over -- a move that would likely make its stock price increase --and this was not public knowledge, you would not be a...

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