Episode 38 - Market Manipulation

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This week This week, twitter influencer @d1rtydan, DeusExMachina, joins us for a great discussion about market manipulation in the crypto market. First, we want to think Dan for coming on the show and talking with us. We really enjoyed talking about this complicated market and the ways people are using price fluctuations to benefit themselves. Manipulation? Manipulation. ma·nip·u·la·tion. “To control or play upon by artful, unfair, or insidious means especially to one's own advantage”. Whether you want to believe it or not, manipulation is a part of any and every financial market. People are almost always looking out for number one and they will do what is possible to do so. In any sort of investment, it’s about getting the best possible return, and when you have a large amount of money to throw around, there are certain things you can take advantage of. Killer Whales Whales. Beluga, sperm, humpback, blue, and narwhal. Whales are beautiful, majestic creatures, but what do they mean to financial markets? Okay, all jokes asides, whales, or large volume investors, have an undeniable effect on the crypto market. But, whales are just one form of market manipulation. Laundry day There’s wash trading, spoofing, pump and dump schemes, fake news, and so many other ways that people use to move the market to their own benefit. We discuss many of the ways people use to manipulate financial markets, and in particular, the cryptocurrency market. But does it REALLY matter? So, the real question is, does it matter? Well, that depends on your view on Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and the market as a whole. If you are a day trader and are dependent on the day to day price fluctuations, then manipulation is very important and can be used as a benefit. If you are a long-term investor, it may not affect your decisions. When you think of the cryptocurrency world 10 years from now, what happens today or this month, may not matter much. Opinions matter. Kinda. There are differences of opinions on the subject of market manipulations. Some believe there is no market manipulations. Some people believe there the market is being manipulated and it doesn’t matter. And some believe it’s a natural evolution of the market and will take regulation to curb the manipulation. Thhaaaaaaaaaaannk Yooooooooooooouuu Luckily for you, our amazingly beautiful listeners; we speak whale. Much like Dory from Finding Nemo, we are fluent in whale and do our best to help you all learn a new language. Join us this week for a very interesting discussion on a very interesting topic. Again, we want to think Deusexmachina for joining us this week and a big thank you to all of our listeners. We are grateful for every one of you that tune is every week to learn a little more about this confusing new technology. We are still in the infant stages of blockchain and cryptocurrency and we are all doing what we can to learn about it. 2 hits. You hitting the subscribe button, and us hitting your ears. Make sure to subscribe on your streaming platform of choice so you catch our show every week. We have great interviews, discussions, coin reviews and more. Sure, we’re no experts and this is never investment advice, but we do our best to grow a crypto family and appreciate every one of our subscribers. Join us on social media and hit us up sometime! Website: https://www.decentralizedtalk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DTalkPodcast/ Minds: https://www.minds.com/register?referrer=830503863839629328 MusiCoin: https://musicoin.org/accept/MUSIC3551fd25ccfa9ad746ab58e3 iHeartRadio: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/decentralized-talk-28926137/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/m/I55edv26jscjebnzfjhf5rr4bny?t=Decentralized_Talk Spreaker: https://www.spreaker.com/user/decentralizedtalk iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/decentralized-talk/id1343422355?mt=2 Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/0AHZEyBuSJ2nVv431JKxvi?si=R_YozJQnQpCI4jOZClP5tg Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCruVUSCPUK2i9eMlY4Bwt7A

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