11 December 2010 by Patrick Byrne
Readers may have noticed my relative absence of late. I assure you that the mission of DeepCapture is often front-of-mind, but to pay the hosting fees and other expenses of our investigative journalism I maintain a day job, and some periods are busier than others. Also, I have been comfortable watching events take their natural [...]
21 November 2010 by Mark Mitchell
SAC Capital and other hedge funds might finally pay the piper.
18 October 2010 by Patrick Byrne
The foreclosure crisis is being written and spoken of as though it were exclusively a paperwork crisis. For example, an October 18, 2010 Associated Press wire described the scandal as one concerning “questions on the accuracy of documents used in the foreclosure process” and “faulty paperwork”. The narrative is that banks got behind in their [...]
28 July 2010 by Judd Bagley
When attempting to understand much of what happens at the Securities and Exchange Commission, I believe moral hazard is nearly as important a factor as the much more frequently-discussed matter of regulatory capture.
10 June 2010 by Mark Mitchell
David Einhorn would have you believe that he is brave crusader against corporate malfeasance. The truth is, he's a fraud who did serious damage to the markets.
21 May 2010 by Mark Mitchell
The markets go haywire, Germany responds sensibly, and the American establishment refuses to contemplate the reality of criminal manipulation.
13 May 2010 by Judd Bagley
When these two banks enabled manipulative short selling, they were silently transferring wealth from the masses into the accounts of the privileged few.
06 May 2010 by Judd Bagley
Goldman may be flush with cash, but with pressure mounting on politicians to reject any of it in the form of campaign contributions, suddenly that cash doesn’t spend nearly as well as it used to.
29 April 2010 by Judd Bagley
But dig a little deeper and you’ll find the Stanford case is the bigger outrage by far, not so much for the scam itself, but for the shocking behavior of the regulators tasked with preventing it. Where Madoff was enabled by SEC bureaucratic incompetence, Stanford was empowered by overt SEC indifference.
23 April 2010 by Judd Bagley
Rexxfield founder Michael Roberts specializes in repairing online reputations.