This practice is sometimes referred to as "rumourtrage" and numerous members of corporate Australia have raised examples of this with me over the last year, some minor but I'd have to say, some simply shocking that in normal times people would shrug their shoulders and not take any particular notice of.
—"Govt looks to crackdown on 'rumourtrage'," Australian Broadcast Corporation Transcripts, November 19, 2008
—"At a glance," Lawyers Weekly, November 28, 2008
Take "rumourtrage". It is the game of moving share prices on whispers without real data. ...
For its part, Paramount closed on Thursday at $US58.5, down US75c, suggesting the market was slightly cooler for the day on the "rumourtrage" that had moved its shares up and down between $US51 and $US61 over the past two weeks.
—Phillip McCarthy, "Hype and 'rumourtrage overwhelm Wall Street," Sydney Morning Herald, June 24, 1989