Rigged market

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Rigged market

Manipulation of prices in a market to attract buyers and sellers.

Rigged Market

An illegal act or practice in which a person or company causes a price to be more favorable to an investor than market forces really justify. Rigged markets exist in order to attract investors to a company or project, but it is often not sustainable and in any case dupes the investor. There are a variety of ways to create a rigged market. See also: Price Manipulation.
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"Prime ministers should be able to tell the difference between profit made by investment and innovation in competitive markets and that made by ripping off consumers, exploiting workers, rigging markets and dodging tax.
Last week MPs called for an inquiry into claims that greedy oil traders were rigging markets to push up prices.