The direct buyer decides who is going to make the money, the mining rig owners or them self. They can buy at 5 dollars or 10 dollars, in the end it will probably go down to the 5-6 dollar target, but it will just take more time and the extra money that you have paid per bitcoin has gone in the pockets of the rig owners. That's the real truth."
The real truth is we're all lining the pockets of the exchange owners.
The miners are the ones making this all possible in the long term, and deserve what little pocket lining there is to get.