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As of 31st July 2008, Potash Corp. appears to be the target of a short-and-distort attempt, with unknown individuals spreading negative information about the company through unsolicited email. The messages, written in ungrammatical English, refer to a current labor dispute involving Potash, and contain the message:
Analysts recommend: SELL
It is likely that these messages originate with a speculator who hopes to profit by shorting the stock, and is spreading negative information in the hope of driving the price down.