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Economic Research Uses Bitcoin to Reveal Government Currency Manipulation and Capital Controls

Gina C. Pieters, Ph.D. economist at Trinity University, shows in her paper that a properly adjusted Bitcoin price can shed light on how countries manipulate their exchange rate and/or institute capital controls. Typically, economists discover the intensity of currency manipulation and capital controls via other international measures, stocks, globally traded commodities, or even the infamous Big Mac Index. She recently ...

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OkEx Exchange | Price Manipulation Causes Widespread Panic

On the afternoon of March 30th, traders at the OKEx exchange experienced a moment of distress as they witnessed an atypical situation regarding Bitcoin’s future market prices: While the price of bitcoin remained on a bearish trend around $7000 worldwide, traders saw their currency drop to lows below $4800. The situation was so extreme that, as can be seen in ...

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Bitcoin Price Manipulation | Why The Cryptocurrency Is Vulnerable

Inflating prices through Pump and Dump schemes isn’t new to the stock markets; the unregulated and anonymous nature of cryptocurrencies makes it easier for scammers to manipulate stock prices. NEM (XEM) President Lon Wong believes price manipulation is unavoidable in cryptocurrency markets saying: “Price manipulation is not something new. You see it in mainstream markets as well. We are in a ...

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