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The extraordinary upward push and fall in silver's fee in the course of 1979-80 led to fees of marketplace manipulation opposed to the quest brothers of Dallas, fees that ended in a long trial and a accountable verdict. during this e-book Jeffrey Williams, who used to be knowledgeable witness within the genuine trial, specializes in the industrial research used on the trial, the connection of that evaluation to the lawyers' arguments, and its effectiveness earlier than the jury. Manipulation on Trial attracts greatly acceptable classes from this significant case. via a sequence of essays, it investigates the elusive definition of manipulation, the problems of examining statistical facts, the imprecision in calculating damages, and the dangers brought while monetary research enters advanced litigation.

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