In past articles, I have alluded to pillars of manipulation.
What Will Break the Stock Market? (Oct 10, 2018) They are Ignorance, media, central banks, friends of the Fed, stock buybacks.
The consortium is breaking up. My feeling has been that the friends of the Fed would cut and run when the central banks could no longer guarantee their profits. It appears that they have. There are indicators I follow that telegraph when a short squeeze is being orchestrated. Based on that it appears the friends of the Fed are in the process of leaving the arena.
The media is still trying but efforts are getting tepid. They have even backed off of Donald Trump to a degree.
Central banks seem to have ceased coordinating their efforts. Central banks are loaded up on the FANGS and are going into the every man for himself mode.
Free money for stock buybacks is not available right now. Since the phenomenon of buybacks is really just the best way for corporate insiders to make the most in the shortest period of time, do not expect them to continue while stocks are dropping regardless. Buybacks are not a lot different than flipping houses.
The public is still ignorant and that may not change. It never does. So, at some point expect the announcement. Expect the Announcement An emergency will be declared and as much as possible losses will be passed to the public. That I guarantee.
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