Basher


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Basher

A person who spreads (possibly false) negative information about a security in order to make its price fall. The goal of a basher is to drive the price artificially low so one can buy it and profit from the resulting price correction when the security rises back to its former price.
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Kapatid ni Julia rumesbak sa bashers; nilaglag si Joshua Garcia.
Basher is more of a supporting character in the comic strips.
The Asia's Songbird then encouraged bashers in general to unfollow her and Ogie on their respective social media accounts so they can no longer see their posts and stop the negativity online.
"I don't understand these bashers when they say 'ay mas maganda si Julia sayo?
Basher provides online 74 new e-services such as marriage applications, monthly payments, query requests, expenditure requests and others and do not require clients to come personally to DCD, according to a media statement issued yesterday.
Prior to joining Friedman LLP, Bin Basher was a partner at the New York-based accounting firm Marcum LLP.
Basher hit back at the ruling on Wednesday, saying the punishment was fit only for "match fixers or drug abusers".
When Ronald Ramsey returned to his house, he noticed Basher inside robbing it.
* Michele Landsberg is the Canadian Catholic basher supreme.
Perhaps it was too much to expect you to publish two quips regarding the technical knowledge of the gentlemen of the press in one letter, but by calling a railway train a metal basher I was explaining in the part you edited the difference between me, an engineer, and a metal basher.
Former Scotland star Billy "Basher" Houliston's Wembley Wizard shirt has been returned to him - 47 years after he gave it away.
He also mocked his basher by intentionally speaking in broken English which made Brillantes, Diaz and Echarri burst into laughter.