market manipulation


The manipulation of the market where certain transactions create a false price for traded securities. Market manipulation is considered a deliberate attempt or action which creates a misleading price or market for different currencies, commodities or securities. Market manipulation is prohibited in the United States.

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The market manipulation was going on and it made everyone feel like they were getting the short end of the stick.

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We were skeptical of the market forces as market manipulation was suspected due to the unexpected changes in the market.

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You need to make sure that you are not doing anything that may be considered market manipulation that could destroy your rep.

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