daisy chain

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Daisy chain

Manipulation of the market by traders to create the illusion of active volume to attract investors.

Daisy Chain

A series of manipulative transactions on a security intended to create an impression of a high trading volume, suggesting interest in assets or securities that may not actually be there. This tends to increase the share price, which in turn encourages other investors to buy the security. When other investors become interested, the manipulating traders dump the security at an artificially high price. See also: Churning, Round-Trip Trading.

daisy chain

Manipulative trading among a small group of individuals or institutions that is intended to give the impression of heavy volume. As outsiders see the unusual trading activity and are drawn into the chain, the traders who started the daisy chain then sell their positions, leaving the new investors with overpriced securities.
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Daisy Chain provides a range of services for those affected by autism, including support and activity groups for the whole family.
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Judith Haysmore, chief executive of Daisy Chain, said: "Events like the Lobster Charity Ball are hugely important for us as for every six pounds that's raised we are able to provide one hour of respite care for a child.
But since Fearne appeared in fashion magazines and wore their daisy chain headband they've been absolutely inundated.
The city band, who made a comeback this year after a 20-year absence from the music business, decided to donate cash to Lola Giuffre after hearing about her efforts to make a daisy chain out of 35,000 flowers.
Burgos reached out to Joe Cranston, the main link in this daisy chain.
As well as the chance to meet all the animals at Calf Fallow Farm there will be craft stalls, refreshments, Christmas gifts and the first Daisy Chain calendar will go on sale.
This year it will be raising funds for charity Daisy Chain.
The night aimed to raise funds for the Daisy Chain, which helps children with autism and their families.
Her daisy chain bodywork, which stretches from her thigh to her breasts, may look slightly arty and almost appealing on her young body.
n pyjamas at the ready Sarah Sutcliffe (front) with Daisy Chain nursery children raising cash for the Tsunami Disaster Fund
All across the country, stunned mothers sat glued to their TV sets watching rerun after video rerun of scared, little children being led from the day care center in a daisy chain by their teachers.