Front-running definition

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(finance) The illegal practice of a stockbroker, when they receive a large client order, placing an order for their own account ahead of the client's, knowing when the client's is placed it will move the market and create a profit for the broker.
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The illegal brokering practice of trading on one's own behalf, based on advance knowledge of impending trades or recommendations, before informing or acting on behalf of one's clients.
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Leading in a race or competition.
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Supporting a political candidate, sports team, etc. because they are leading their race or competition.

Front-running fans.

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Illegally making a trade for a personal account or a preferred customer’s account with the advance knowledge that a large order is in the market or will be coming to the market that likely will create a profit. Front running is possible in situations in which traders in the futures or stock markets trade both for their own accounts and their customers’ accounts, a practice known as duel trading. However, just because a trader engages in dual trading doesn’t mean that the trader is involved with front running.
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(finance) The illegal practice of placing orders for a security on one's own account in advance of promoting or recommending it.
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(business) Any practice of buying something the value of which is about to increase due to a future purchase by another, especially where the knowledge derives from a fiduciary relationship.
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Alternative spelling of front running.
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