- Intrade has institutional investors? Bwa? That term must have a different meaning in this context, but I have no idea what it would be.
- A bunch of bloggers crowed about Obama's leap up on Intrade a few days ago, but what I saw was different: the Intrade market was simply allowed to catch up with the others.
- And therefore, the lack of McCainflation created a little bubble of baseless extra confidence and perhaps contributed to the Obama camp's anxiety that its supporters are growing complacent.
- But if that's true, why are Republican hacks so eager to make the case that McCain isn't so far behind after all?
Friday, October 17, 2008
Intrade manipulation confirmed
Tim Jarret noticed this story before I did: the manipulation of the Intrade market to improve John McCain's standing has been confirmed. Tim has a couple of interesting insights about the situation, and I'll pop out a few bullet points of my own: