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by Derek Loosvelt | April 20, 2011


Just 10 more days to submit your best (or only) poetic works related (directly, indirectly, or only sort of) to the wonderful world of insider trading. And, in case you have a bit of scandal-scriber's block, here's an example I hope will get your inside-trading poetic juices flowing (in the right, or oh-so-very-wrong) direction:

willy wonkaThere once was a trader from Sri Lanka 

Who ate more dark chocolate than Wonka 

This dude made tons of dough 

Trading on inside info 

And giggled most of the way to the banca




Contest Guidelines

SUBMISSIONS: send your previously unpublished poems (having to do with, in some way, the topic of insider trading) in the body of your email by Saturday April 30th, along with the subject line "INSIDER TRADING POETRY COMPETITION," to

WINNERS: will be published in Vault's May 3rd Finance Newsletter, and here on In the Black.


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