Does anyone know if Manchin shorted the market on Friday?
We can assume Manchin knew his remarks yesterday would cause turmoil in the markets today (perhaps he even anticipated that Goldman would downgrade projected 2022 US GDP as well).
Anyone who knew on Friday what Manchin was going to say on Sunday could have made a nice windfall today
Its a fair question.
Anyone with enough investments could use a combination of strategies, including shorts.
My guess is he probably did and does, along with other strategies.
seem to be the culprit for today's market decline.
And damaging bills and the Dam party.
It has to hit the stock market in some way.
Not something that stretches over 10 years.