Looking for an adjective to fill in the blank below:
I was talking to my stock broker. I wanted to say: I am not as _ as you who has access to all the facts, news and insider information (about the stock).
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You might use well-versed or phrases like completely informed, well-informed, or thoroughly informed. Expert is another possibility.
There might be another word you can use, if you modify your sentence slightly.
You could use: privy
I am not (as) privy to stock insider information/facts/news as you are.
Here, privy is an adjective that describes how well-informed/well-connected the other person is.
Per Oxford Dictionaries:
Privy to: Sharing in the knowledge of (something secret or private)
he was no longer privy to her innermost thoughts
The origin of privy:
Middle English (originally in the sense 'belonging to one's own private circle'): from Old French prive 'private' (also used as a noun meaning 'private place' and 'familiar friend'), from Latin privatus 'withdrawn from public life' (see private).
The freedictionary's definition closely aligns with your sentence example:
priv·y (prv) adj.
- Made a participant in knowledge of something private or secret: was privy to classified information.
- Belonging or proper to a person, such as the British sovereign, in a private rather than official capacity.
- Secret; concealed.
As a more informal expression you may use:
- Possessing special or secret information.