(NaturalNews) “The stock market is rigged.”
That’s the first line in a recent column by New York Post financial writer John Crudele. And while the tendency for many — especially anyone who is struggling to get by — is to instinctively believe him (using the because ALL rich people are greedy liars mentality), making such a bold claim really should require some evidence. Some proof.
Well, Crudele has provided it. And actually, the claim is nothing new; he’s been making it off and on for a couple years now, and with evidence.
Still, he notes, people “scoffed.” Some, he said, dismissed his claims as just another “conspiracy theory,” complete with “tinfoil hats” and the like. Most, however, just ignored him and continued with the belief that a stock market in a broke country, with a broke, underemployed population, can still gain in value, based on these stark economic realities, without any monkey business. Continue reading