Government officials allowed to invest?

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Sep 2, 2007 7:22 pm

Can someone give a list or general rule of thumb for which government

officials (elected or otherwise) are NOT allowed to invest in securities?

Sep 2, 2007 8:10 pm
Sep 3, 2007 6:12 am
ymh_ymh_ymh:





Don't alot of elected officials set up blind trusts to avoid many of the issues?



If I was an elected official and had to disclose holdings, I'd stick to
plain broad market index funds, so I could avoid an questions about my
investment holdings.

Sep 3, 2007 8:02 am
Sep 3, 2007 3:17 pm

I believe Greenspan was only in short-term Treasuries, during his tenure, if I'm not mistaken.