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The SEC defines insider trading as “any securities transaction made when the person behind the trade is aware of nonpublic material information” Insider trading is illegal in almost all traditional markets. In a fair and regulated environment, investors have equal access to information. But cryptocurrency is the wild, wild west. Market participants don’t play fair and they can profit at the expense of others. Here are the three types of traders that are kicking your ass: whales, stop-loss hunters and whales.