Market Manipulation

The Yellen Put - Friend Or Foe?

"A profligate Congress is eroding confidence in Abraham Lincoln’s precursor to bitcoin – the greenback..."

Eric Peters On Tipping Points: "It All Worked Incredibly Well, Until It Blew Up"

"As a measure of market fear, it was quite useful, until it became something that could be traded. "The sheer size of outstanding positions in VIX futures, VIX options, ETFs, ETNs and bank volatility selling programs is such that those trading these markets can no longer separate the true measure of volatility from their own actions."

"Sticking The Arson Charge On A Couple Of Patsies"

"...our debt-based monetary system is clearly almost at an end. What better way to end it than with a spectacular fire that can be pinned on a couple of made-to-order patsies like Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un..."

Ethereum Soars Near Record High As Hard Fork Sparks Buying Fever

The price of Ether is soaring today, heading back towards record highs as broader acceptance (UK's IG Group offer ETH trading), government discussions (ETH founder meets with Thai central bank), and perhaps most of all fork-related buying (ETH faces hard fork and traders are betting on BTC-like reaction).