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Painting the tape

The illegal practice in which traders 

Buy

 and 

Sell

 a specific security among themselves, creating the illusion of 

High

 trading 

Volume

 and significant investor 

Interest

, which can attract unsuspecting investors who might then 

Buy

 the stock and enable the traders to 

Profit

.



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10-K

,

52-week high

,

19c3 stock

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Agency security

,

American Stock Exchange

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average daily volume

,

Ad valorem

,

After-hours trading

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Book profit

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Basis trading

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Borrowed stock

,

Buy-side

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Compound interest

,

Cabinet security

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Convertible security

,

Code of procedure

,

Crossed trade

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Certificate of stock

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Direct profit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Daily trading limit

,

Derivative security

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Down volume

,

Daily high

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Day trader

,

Depth of market

,

Dollar volume

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

ECI

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Explicit interest

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor trader

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Free trade

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Forward interest rate

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

FICA

,

Free right of exchange

,

Forward trade

,

Gross profit

,

Gross profit margin

,

Graduated security

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

High-grade bond

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High

,

High-flyer

,

High-tech stock

,

Holder in due course

,

High credit

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Historical trading range

,

Holding the market

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Investment security

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Interest rate futures

,

International trade

,

Insurable interest

,

Insider trading

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Legal list

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Last trading day

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal

,

Legal age

,

Legal entity

,

Legal risk

,

Legal assets

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leg

,

Long leg

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Marketable security

,

Matrix trading

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Net interest margin

,

Net profit

,

Net profit margin

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Nonvoting stock

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

Negative Volume Index

,

Net volume

,

New high

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating profit margin

,

Open interest

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open trade equity

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Profit margin

,

Pro forma

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Profit warning

,

Position trader

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pairs trade

,

Profit-sharing

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Program trading

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper profit

,

Paper trading

,

Positive Volume Index

,

Profit-taking

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Real interest rate

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Realized profit

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

Stock association

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sell

,

Stamped security

,

Stock buyback

,

SEC fee

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Stock loan

,

Second preferred stock

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot trading

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short leg

,

Synthetic stock

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Swing trade

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Suspended trading

,

Times interest earned

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Trading

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trader

,

Trading authorization

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trade house

,

Trading range

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

Trading Index

,

Take a bath

,

Trade date

,

Trading costs

,

Trading curb

,

Trading floor

,

Trading halt

,

Trading session

,

Trading volume

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unlisted trading

,

Unappropriated profit

,

Underlying security

,

Unearned interest

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Unrealized profit

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Volume

,

Voting stock

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

World Trade Organization

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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