Definition of 'Shill'
With respect to investment and futures web sites that have forums you will frequently find shills promoting trading services by making statements such as "I used this system and made a ton of money" when discussing paid-for trading advisory services. This type of shill is fairly easy to spot because they will be evasive and not answer your questions and will never provide proof of their earnings. The will also not call out their positions ahead of their trades and will only talk about their "winning trades" after they have been completed.
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