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Is this one of the strategies used by whales to manipulate BTC? (real example) [migrated]

This is a graphic from yesterday (BitMEX:BTC, 1minute candles): A price drop from $4000 to $3730 in 7 minutes Volume in those 7min was $140M Is possible that something like this happened (...
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Is possible to use this strategy to manipulate the market and take advantage from leverage? [closed]

I will explain the scenario: Open Long position with leverage on broker1 with CFD ($1M x10 for example, and because is CFD it does not affect the real price) Buy the real stock at market price on ...
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How does Stop Loss Hunting work?

I've seen a lot of videos warning about putting the stop loss too tight because there are stop loss hunters (usually big companies with a lot of money). But I cannot understand how they do that. I ...
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Level 2 manipulation: types and how to spot

I've heard in quite a few trader interviews and trading videos to be weary of manipulation tricks used in Level 2 (Depth-of-Market[DOM] & Time-of-Sale[TOS]) to deceive "retail" traders, yet I have ...