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Why does share price suddenly fall as it is right now?

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With so many shares being bought and sold one would think there would be a fairly steady price. Is there manipulation by anyone (any institution) Seems illogical price should suddenly fall. What causes some of the amazing spikes I sometimes see?
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buyers and sellers are nt always in sunc .. hence we have a market ..
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Some of the spikes are way out of the ordinary. Why should the share price shoot up for such a short time then come down just as fast?
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What is to stop an institution putting out a knockout warrant knowing some other big institution is going to buy a lot of shares related to the warrant? Still amazes me that a big buyer could not buy a lot of shares at half the spike value - would have thought a sudden buy offer of a few more cents would see a lot of people wanting to sell
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