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A $35 Billion Stock, an SEC Halt and Suspicions of Manipulation

  • Neuromama trades in a murky segment of U.S. stock market
  • Firm says it runs a search engine, targets ‘heavy ion fusion’
The Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters building stands in Washington, D.C.

The Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters building stands in Washington, D.C.

Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg
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Neuromama Ltd. might be the most prominent example, but it’s unlikely to be the only one.

On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission halted its shares, which trade on over-the-counter markets in the U.S., over “potentially manipulative transactions” and concerns about the “identity of the persons in control.”