A forbidden practice in which the member of an underwriting syndicate retains a portion of an initial public offering ( IPO) and resells the securities at a higher price determined by the market at a later time. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
Also forbidden is a brokerage customer's rapid buying and selling of a security without putting up money for the purchase. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
An investor's right to transfer securities from one name to another name without paying charges that accompany a sales transaction. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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