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Manipulation. (n.d.). Retrieved September 8, 2014, from http://www.sec.gov/answers/tmanipul.htm The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) define manipulation as, “Manipulation is intentional conduct designed to deceive investors by controlling or artificially affecting the market for a security. Manipulation can involve a number of techniques to affect the supply of, or demand for, a stock. They include: spreading false or misleading information about a company; improperly limiting the number of publicly-available shares; or rigging quotes, prices or trades to create a false or deceptive picture of the demand for a security. Those who engage in manipulation are subject to various civil and criminal sanctions.” This definition is the foundation of how manipulation of any sort in business is not only unethical, but is also illegal. Following the definition given by the SEC, one can learn about manipulation in business and the problems it can cause.
Goldstein, J. (1992). An Investment Masquerade: A Descriptive Overview of Penny Stock Fraud and The Federal Securities Laws. The Business Lawyer, 47(2), 773-835. (1992, February 1). Retrieved September 8, 2014, from J-stor.
This article describes how penny stock fraud works. It surveys the various deceptive practices and fraudulent techniques that promoters, broker-dealers and others employ in manipulating the market for penny stock. It also summarizes the principal statutory and regulatory provisions in the federal securities laws that are relevant in attempting to regulate the penny stock market. Penny stock manipulation is one of the most common types of manipulation in business and has in many cases made someone very rich. Continual manipulation of penny stocks has shown that a person will do anything to make a “buck”. Not only is it against the law it is immoral and not how the Lord intends man…...

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