I believe the 2nd half of 2017 is shaping up to be the time things really start to get out of control. If you watch the right indicators, you can already see that people are losing confidence in the system. Bitcoin and other Crypto-currencies are a testament to that theory.
Chris Martenson is an analyst and economist that I have great respect for. I could try to provide my own commentary about who the plunge protection team is and how the markets are manipulated utilizing computer algorithms, but in this interview with Chris Martenson and Greg Hunter on USA Watchdog, no one can explain it better than he can.