Market Manipulation

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  1. Do hedge funds manipulate stock prices?

    Learn how authors of a 2012 study say they found evidence of manipulation of stocks by hedge funds on the last trading day ...
  2. Why was the accountant responsible for auditing ZZZZ Best unable to determine that ...

    Find out why the accountant responsible for auditing ZZZZ Best couldn't determine that the company was engaged in a Ponzi ...
  3. If I write a blog post about stocks I own, is that considered insider trading?

    Learn about whether writing a blog post about a stock you own is insider trading. Cracking down on inside trading is an important ...
  4. What are the SEC regulations regarding stock splits?

    Learn what SEC regulations govern stock splits and reverse stock splits, and understand what type of notice must be given ...
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