Dow Futures Fizzle as Mueller Probe Leaks Crush Trump Trade Pump

The Dow struggled ahead of Thursday’s US trading session, as a discomforting leak about the true nature of the Mueller probe crushed any optimism derived from the report that Donald Trump may be on the verge of making a major announcement about the ongoing US-China trade war. Dow Stumbles Toward Weak Open Absent sustained momentum, US stock futures traded sideways ahead of the bell. As of 8:33 am ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures had lost 4 points or 0.02 percent, which implied a gain of 16.87 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also traded down, dropping 0.06 percent and

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Coinbase-Backed Stablecoin Claims Rivals Deceptively Pump Market Caps

Touted as the next big thing in crypto, stablecoins promise investors volatility-proof exposure to decentralized assets, but insiders say that this emerging asset class is vulnerable to the same manipulative practices that have tarnished the broader ecosystem. According to Nevin Freeman, chief executive officer of Reserve, a Coinbase-backed stablecoin, many of his rivals artificially inflate their market caps and trading volumes, creating misleading data on crypto-tracking sites like CoinMarketCap and The Stablecoin Index. Freeman identified two dubious tactics used by stablecoin operators to pump their metrics: giving discounts to investors who agree to lock up their funds for a set

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Trump Only Wants a Trade Deal so He Can Pump the Plunging Dow

US President Donald Trump is desperate to strike a new trade deal with China so that he can pump up the Dow and enter the 2020 election season with a booming stock market on which to hang his campaign platform. That’s the cynical, yet still shocking, claim from Trump administration insiders who are spilling their secrets to the national media. Trump Concerned Stock Market Will Plunge without Trade Deal Early this morning, Bloomberg reported that Donald Trump is well aware that positive news on the US-China trade front has repeatedly pushed the stock market higher. Anonymous administration sources added that

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Alex Jones Tells Joe Rogan: George Soros Offered Me $5 Million to ‘Pump Bitcoin’

Alex Jones made his triumphant return to the Joe Rogan Experience podcast recently, where he discussed Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and his arch-nemesis, George Soros, among other things. Jones suggested that Soros had reached out to him via intermediaries in an attempt to cool the Infowars founder’s constant attacks on him. Part of the deal, according to Jones, meant agreeing to advertise, or in Jones’ words, ‘pump’ Bitcoin. ALEX JONES OFFERED MILLIONS TO PUMP BITCOIN PRICE On episode #1255 of the Joe Rogan Experience, Alex Jones told his host: “I got told eight years ago – I got told by two different

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