stock manipulation

noun

Legal Definition of stock manipulation

: illicit behavior that creates or attempts to give the appearance of active trading in a security (as to induce others to buy or sell)

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“Stock manipulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stock%20manipulation. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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