When Officeholders Are Stockholders, Watch Out

Regarding your article on stock trading by congressmen ("How are you voting? What are your stocks?", American News, Aug. 28): If 14-year-old Sam Bond [who owns up to $15,000 in McDonnell Douglas stock] did not have insider information from his father, Senator Christopher S. Bond (R-Mo.) [who sits on the Senate subcommittee that sets defense spending], I will eat my broker's hat.

Emily Gordon

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates