The unparalleled upward push and fall in silver's rate in the course of 1979-80 ended in fees of marketplace manipulation opposed to the quest brothers of Dallas, fees that ended in a long trial and a responsible verdict. during this publication Jeffrey Williams, who was once knowledgeable witness within the genuine trial, makes a speciality of the commercial research used on the trial, the connection of that evaluation to the legal professionals' arguments, and its effectiveness earlier than the jury. Manipulation on Trial attracts extensively acceptable classes from this significant case. via a sequence of essays, it investigates the elusive definition of manipulation, the problems of examining statistical proof, the imprecision in calculating damages, and the dangers brought whilst financial research enters complicated litigation.
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