CRYPTO: From VIX to bitcoin—a story of market manipulation

Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous and Jared Blikre break down a paper by authors John Griffin and Armin Shams detailing how Tether and Bitfinex may have been used to support the price of bitcoin.

Here's the performance of the Nasdaq 100 semiconductor industry group as of 10:15 am ET:

ADI Analog Devices -0.27%
AMAT Applied Materials 1.02%
AVGO Broadcom Inc 0.94%
INTC Intel Corp 1.43%
KLAC KLA-Tencor Corp 0.27%
MCHP Microchip Tech -0.27%
MU Micron Tech 0.91%
MXIM Maxim Integrated Prod 0.55%
NVDA Nvidia Corp 0.93%
NXPI NXP Semiconductors N.V. -1.36%
SWKS Skyworks Solutions 0.58%
TXN Texas Instruments -0.17%
XLNX Xilinx Inc 0.43%