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pump-and-dump

noun
1.
the practice of buying shares, generating favourable publicity about them, especially on the internet, then selling them when the price accordingly rises
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pump-and-dump

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: Investigators reported two ''pump-and-dump'' schemes in which Canadian companies were heavily hyped on computer bulletin board services. Their stock prices tripled or more in a short time, then collapsed (1990s+)


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