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What Is Spoofing in the Financial Markets?
Author: Joseph Young Spoofing is a form of market manipulation where a trader places fake buy or sell orders, never intending for them to get filled by the market. Spoofing is usually done using algorithms and bots in an attempt to manipulate the market and asset prices by creating a false sense of supply or demand. Spoofing is illegal across many major markets, including the United States and the United Kingdom.
What Is Spoofing in the Financial Markets?
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Many often talk about how large traders and whales manipulate the markets. While much of these theories can easily be disputed, there are some well-known methods of market manipulation that require large holdings. One of these is a technique called spoofing.