Illegal Trading

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    Spread betting is a speculative practice that began in the 1940s as a way for gamblers ...
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  6. What Is The Difference Between After-Hours Trading ...

    “After-hours” trading and “late trading” both refer to investments made outside of ...
  1. Why There's No Such Thing As A Stock 'Free Ride'

    If you're not familiar with freeriding and you're trading stocks, you should be. ...
  2. What Is The Difference Between After-Hours Trading ...

    “After-hours” trading and “late trading” both refer to investments made outside of ...
  1. What exactly is insider trading?

    An "insider" is any person who possesses at least one of the following: 1) access to valuable non-public information about ...
  2. What are some high-profile examples of wash trading schemes?

    Examine the RBC Bank wash trading case and explore the potential wash trading challenges presented by high-frequency trading ...
  3. Is there a situation in which wash trading is legal?

    Learn about what wash trading is and how it can affect the value of a stock. Explore the difference between wash trading ...
  4. What is the difference between wash trading and insider trading?

    Explore the differences between two trading practices, wash trading and insider trading, and find out why these practices ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  2. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  3. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  4. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  5. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
  6. Omnibus Account

    An account between two futures merchants (brokers). It involves the transaction of individual accounts which are combined ...
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