Congressmen have a state in the system through stocks, but sleezy things happen.

Another option is to limit politicians power over the economy.

Politicians have info and know what's coming. And they maybe aren't good at actually punishing their own members.

Difference between trading and (broad-based) investing.

CNBC on-air hosts can't own individual securities either (company policy). They can own mutual funds and ETFs and other kinds of securities.

Diminimism. 5% versus 50% of portfolio.



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