Monthly Archives: January 2021

Quote stuffing

Quote stuffing This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the concept of quote stuffing which is a type of market manipulation practice seen across financial markets. Introduction Quote Stuffing is the practice of … Continue reading

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Insider trading

Insider trading This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the concept of Insider Trading. Definition Inside information refers to non-public information about a listed company, that can significantly affect its stock price if … Continue reading

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Examples for illegal insider trading

Examples for illegal insider trading This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents famous examples of insider trading seen across financial markets. As discussed in the previous post, Illegal Insider trading refers to “buying … Continue reading

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Securities and Exchange Commission

Securities and Exchange Commission This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the structure and functioning of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Introduction The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a federal agency responsible … Continue reading

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Regulations in financial markets

Regulations in financial markets This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the regulations that exist in financial markets. Definition of financial regulation Financial regulation is a type of regulations or laws that help … Continue reading

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AMF

Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the structure and functioning of Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). Introduction The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is an independent financial … Continue reading

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Trader: job description

Trader: job description This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the job description of a Trader. Definition Trading in financial markets refers to the buying and selling of financial assets (stocks, bonds, currencies, … Continue reading

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Was there insider trading before September 11?

Was there insider trading before September 11? This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the case whether there was insider trading before September 11?. Introduction The plane crash on the World Trade Center … Continue reading

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The SimTrade Certificate: Freedom to learn

The SimTrade Certificate: Freedom to learn   In this post I share with you the pedagogical philosophy of SimTrade: freedom to learn. Freedom to learn In the SimTrade Certificate, participants have freedom to learn the way they would like. Contrary … Continue reading

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High Close

High close This article written by Akshit Gupta (ESSEC Business School, Master in Management, 2022) presents the technique of High Close, which is a type of market manipulation in financial markets. Definition High close is a form of market manipulation … Continue reading

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