And often times politics, national and world events make an impact on stock prices. These politicians know this and take advantage of it, sometimes decisions are made based on their own greed and position. Many are CON ARTISTS! (Arlin Report comment)
Lee Dodge started this petition
Members of Congress and the Senate need to be held accountable for the profits they make off the stock market. Our elected officials accumulate massive amounts of wealth after taking office, much of which is gained via timely stock market trades placed with insider information.
The current 45 day disclosure window is too wide for today’s day and age. Our representatives abuse this window, knowing that the public’s attention doesn’t typically carry back that far.
We have the technology available to track our representatives trades in real time.
We demand to know immediately when an order has been placed on the stocks, derivatives, futures or foreign exchange markets.5,742 have signed. Let’s get to 7,500!