Does the stock market dictate our future, or does our future dictate the stock market? A report on how computer traders have taken over the market and how it is being manipulated for the gains of those who run them.

There is a major disconnect from reality. While the long term outlook for the US and the world remains dismal, the near term outlook really isn't as bad as the media has been making it out to be. We can't ignore numbers and forecasts - even if they are being changed week after week. Just when we thought we were in the clear for a short term rally, we get slammed with more negative forecasts and numbers. Take a look:

It's funny how the stock market works. It seems every week we have the fight of intraday bulls against the weekend selloff bears.<br /> <br /> While scratched and bruised, neither of the beasts are winning.<br /> <br /> As bright as the markets may look at times, there's still a lot of economic issues that have yet to be fixed. From foreclosure troubles to unemployment, the markets remain shaky for all of the right reasons.<br /> <br /> But have no fear...

Controversy. Manipulation. Conspiracy. Corruption. Enron lives on? There are many words to describe things we don't understand and things we can't control.

A report on the new world currency the government doesn't want you to know about and shocking proof that even the US is beginning to doubt the Dollar