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  1. The Short And Distort: Stock Manipulation In A Bear Market

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  3. Fighting The Tape

    The action of placing a trade or trades that go against the ticker tape. Fighting the tape is viewed as a contrarian stance, ...
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    A trading platform where all buyers and sellers transact with a sole market operator. Whereas a normal exchange involves ...
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  1. Wash Trading

    The process of buying shares of a company through one broker while selling shares through a different broker. Wash trading ...
  2. Fixed-Income Arbitrage

    An investment strategy that attempts to profit from arbitrage opportunities in interest rate securities. When using a fixed-income ...
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