TIL when Trading Places, starring Eddie Murphy, came out in 1983 it was legal to use misappropriated government information to trade in the commodity markets. In 2010 it was finally made it illegal and it is known as the “Eddie Murphy Rule”. (reposted with valid source)

Read more: https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2017/08/02/541157778/episode-471-the-eddie-murphy-rule

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