stock manipulation

Definition

A form of fraud that employs deception to artificially inflate or deflate the price of a security.

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There was some stock manipulation going on and I knew it had to do with deception and I intentionally avoided it.

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You should always make sure that you do not do anything that others may deem as being stock manipulation or you may get in trouble.

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The group of high frequency traders took advantage of a flaw in the computer system that allowed them to engage in rampant stock manipulation.

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