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Laddering a Stock

An investment practice in which an investor buys a significant amount of stock when it is rising in price in order to push the price even higher. The investor then sells when the price is at its peak. Laddering a stock is a form of price manipulation.
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laddering a stock

Price manipulation in which a stock is purchased at escalating price levels in order to push the price even higher.
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