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Manipulation

Dealing in a security to create a false appearance of active trading, in order to bring in more traders. Illegal.

Manipulation

The attempt or act to artificially change the price of a security or a market movement with the intent to make a profit. One example is wash selling, in which an investor both sells then quickly re-buys the same security, hoping to create the impression of increased trading volume, and therefore raise the price. Another is churning, in which an investor makes both buy and sell orders through different brokers to create the impression of increased interest in the security and raise the price. Manipulation can be used to both increase and decrease prices, depending on the investor's perceived needs. Manipulation is illegal under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. See also: Antitrust, Fix.
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Vila, "Simple Games of Market Manipulation," Economics Letters (Vol.
But in any case, she added, the prosecution's view was that the offence was clearly laid out in the law, which explicitly forbids market manipulation.
Our framework is based on a straightforward economic model that demonstrates the mechanics of how a market manipulation can be defined, analyzed, and detected or refuted," he added.
Insider trading and market manipulation is tackled successfully in Bahrain.
He specializes in the detection and analysis of market manipulation in commodities markets; the assessment of claims based on alleged abuse of market power; the analysis of issues pertinent to economic regulation, ratemaking, power supply, resource planning, and electric asset valuation; and the computation of damages pursuant to actions in tort or contract.
The prosecutors had demanded a one-year prison sentence for Noguchi, saying his act constituted market manipulation because trading volumes are important data for investors.
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The bank said that it would fight its case in court after it was alleged of market manipulation.
Most, perhaps all, would agree that the objectives of public policy in this area are to ensure the integrity of commodity markets, especially deterring market manipulation, and to protect market participants from losses resulting from fraud or the insolvency of contract counterparties.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it is probing the foreign currency markets amid reports that a number of regulators are investigating allegations of market manipulation by some of the world's biggest banks.
Italian police searched the offices of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA as part of a market manipulation probe.