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Synonyms for manipulation

exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage


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the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means


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CHINA'S largest appliances retailer, Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings, has suspended its founder and chairman, tycoon Wong Kwong-yu, citing his inability to perform his duties because of an investigation into alleged economic crimes - stock manipulation and other offences.
Earlier this month, prosecutors cleared Lee of allegations of involvement in a 2001 stock manipulation and embezzlement scandal in collaboration with his former business partner Kim Kyung Joon.
Lee's claim that he had not been involved in a stock manipulation case.
Just days before the vote, the parliament voted to authorise an independent counsel investigation into Mr Lee in a stock manipulation case where prosecutors had already cleared him of wrongdoing.
As the Supreme Court considers this issue, the Court will have before it AAJ's brief in support of those whose savings and retirement plans may be wiped out by stock manipulation.
While backdating is not illegal (yet), the possibility lingers that executives may yet face criminal charges of fraud and stock manipulation.
Instead, in almost every instance, the new owners of these oil companies simply took control of already existing state companies and did it through intimidation, legal and stock manipulation, and abuse of laws that at best were imperfectly crafted.
a national craze to get rich on the stock market, combined with unregulated stock manipulation by businessmen, caused the market to surge and then collapse in the great Wall Street crash of October 1929.
A director tells of press release misrepresentation, CEO stock manipulation and illegal-issuer bids in this case, which was widely covered by the Canadian press.
This got me thinking about my history undergrad and my introduction to stock manipulation -- the South Sea Bubble of 1720, which precipitated the first great stock market crash.
Another terrorism that should be declared war on is Americans losing their money to big-business corruption, stock manipulation and illegal accounting practices.
The former head of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) testified Wednesday in the impeachment trial of President Joseph Estrada that the president called him several times to pressure him to clear a friend linked to a stock manipulation scandal being investigated then.
STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAMS CAN POSE PROBLEMS for financial executives because they may raise concerns at the SEC about insider information and stock manipulation.
USA Networks chief executive Barry Diller, meanwhile, charged on CNBC that talking about potential suitors without disclosing any tangible bid is essentially stock manipulation on the part of CMGI.
Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia overturned the convictions of Eddie and Mitchell Antar for stock manipulation, mail fraud and racketeering, and ordered the case retried before a different judge.