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Posted on 8 Jul 2012 | 2,502 views
Arena Pharmaceuticals up 578% YTD Even After Its Bear Raid Last Month

On June 22, 2012, shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals (Ticker Symbol: ARNA) experienced significant volatility and although there was no specific news on Arena Pharmaceuticals, there had been some market rumors about a potential bear raid in the stock.

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Posted on 4 Aug 2011 | 6,065 views
Dendreon Stock Decimated on Provenge Sales

Dendreon (Stock Symbol: DNDN) was decimated today, August 4, 2011 after the company’s second-quarter results fell well short of Wall Street expectations on disappointing sales of its Provenge prostate cancer drug.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 4,359 views
Fake Press Release Caused Emulex Bear Raid

Emulex was the unfortunate company to succumb to a coordinated attack on their stock, known as a “Bear Raid” back in 2000 when Mark Jakob released a fake news story on the Internet Wire news service regarding Emulex.

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Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 29,179 views
The Bear Raid on United Airlines Stock

When short sellers collaborate to push down the price of a stock through coordinated short-selling and/or the spreading of false rumors, such as United Airlines, it is considered to be manipulation by the SEC, and both acts are considered illegal — which is known on Wall Street as a “Bear Raid” attack.

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Posted on 25 Mar 2011 | 11,590 views
Bear Raid Stock Trading and Manipulation

A “Bear Raid” is a type of stock market strategy, where a trader (or group of traders) attempts to force down the price of a stock to cover a short position. The name is derived from the common use of ‘bear’ or bearish in the language of Market sentiment to reflect the idea that investors expect downward price movement.