What is Market Manipulation?

Market manipulation is a type of trading activity that seeks to artificially influence the price of a cryptocurrency in a particular direction. It can be carried out by a single individual or group and take many forms. Some common methods of market manipulation include: Wash trading: This involves a trader buying and selling a cryptocurrency for themselves, creating the appearance of increased demand and driving up the price. Spoofing: involves placing large buy or sell orders and then canceling them…