When you lose, you work to improve your skills. "Volatility" and "manipulation" are buzz words used as excuses to not improve. Instead of crying foul play, take the time to learn the fundamental paradigms that actually drive the market.
BTC will move laterally as defined by the 100 period 1.25 standard deviation as long as its mass reading is above the 0.7 value. Scalping this range will be very profitable from the top and bottom edges of the band.
Mean reversion to the 100 MA is also heavily implied.