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Category Archives: Market Manipulation

Nomi Prins: Collusion! How Central Bankers Rigged the World

This article was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com Nomi Prins, Wall Street veteran turned financial industry reformist returns to the podcast this week to explain the findings within her new book Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged The World. Nomi has put together a timeline of exactly when and how the central banks have plundered the wealth […]

Gold Expert: ‘The Jig Is Up For The Dollar!’

Andrew Maguire, a renowned expert on gold, said that the jig is up for the dollar.  It’s time as a superior currency is over, but that’s great news for gold. Maguire, who is CEO of Kinesis, will be rolling out a gold backed currency in the fall, in preparation for the eventuality he says is certain. […]

Crypto-Cornucopia Part 5 – “We’ll Be Lucky To Survive On Our Own”

Authored by Dr. D via Raul Ilargi Meijer's The Automatic Earth blog, Part 1 "Bitcoin Is A Trust Machine" here. Part 2 "This System Is Garbage, How Do We Fix It?" here. Part 3 "A System With No Justice, No Order, No Rules, & No Predictability" here. Part 4 "Without It, You're Talking Mad Max" […]

UK Trader Fined 60,000 Pounds For Outsmarting Algos

Yet another UK trader is being punished by overzealous regulators for an accomplishment that should instead have earned him accolades: Outsmarting the machines. In a case that echoes some of the circumstances surrounding the scapegoating of former UK-based trader Nav Sarao, former Bank of America Merrill Lynch bond trader Paul Walter has been fined 60,000 […]

“Russia Did It” and Other Crimes

    “Russia Did It” and Other Crimes Posted with permission and written by Rory Hall, The Daily Coin           We haven’t had a system of capitalism since the Federal Reserve and Woodrow Wilson hijacked the US Treasury and US economy in 1913. Our financial, monetary and economic system has morphed […]

Fed’s Massive QE is Ending – Here Comes the Boom! By Michael Carino

The Federal Reserve has manipulated bond prices for the last 10 years.  Yields in the US and abroad are lower now than during the Great Depression – a period in time that could justify such low yields.  For those with short memories, bond markets are more expensive than before and right after the financial crisis […]

Mysterious Trader With “Nearly Unlimited Bankroll” Said To Manipulate, Dominate Price Of Bitcoin

It was over three years ago, back in May 2014, when we wrote “How Bots Manipulated The Price Of Bitcoin Through “Massive Fraudulent Trading Activity” At MtGox” in which we first demonstrated one of the more striking observed “bot-driven” bitcoin manipulation schemes, in this case related to the infamous collapse of the now defunct Mt.Gox […]

Our Brave New ‘Markets’ – How HFT Algos Risk A Sudden Massive Sell-Off

Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, One thing is clear: These aren’t your daddy’s markets anymore. Why?  Because about 10 years ago the Rise of the Machines (aka high frequency trading algorithms) completely altered the terrain of what we call the ‘capital markets.’  Let’s look at this as a before and after story. Before the machines, […]

Hell Freezes Over: CFTC Finds Trader Guilty of Metals Price Rigging

news.goldseek.com / By: Clint Siegner / 13 June 2017 It must have been painfully awkward for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Last year, Deutsche Bank settled a civil suit involving blatant market rigging and turned over reams of information, including chat logs and voice recordings. The trove contained plenty of damning evidence which had […]

SocGen: “This Is What Happens When The Algos All Head For The Exit At The Same Time”

After Goldman, JPM and even Dennis Gartman all opined on Friday’s “tech wreck”, in which the Nasdaq tumbled 2% as the Dow Jones hit new all time highs (the only previous time it has done that was in 1999 just as the tech bubble was ramping up), and when the Philly semiconductor index fell 4.2%, […]