Analysis of the abuse of social media — blogs, Wikipedia, message boards, etc — for the purpose of enabling illegal stock market manipulation.

AntiSocialMedia with Judd Bagley

Daniel Loeb is Mr. Pink and more

The Silicon Investor stock message boards have Mr. Pink. The Yahoo Finance stock message boards have Mr_Pink_esq. In this legal filing, hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb admits that he is the Mr. Pink of...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

Gary Weiss knows what Joe knows

Gary Weiss come to know the substance, sentiment and timing of one of New York Times business columnist Joe Nocera’s most vicious attacks against opponents of illegal naked short selling, long before it was...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

Gary Weiss and DTCC: Roddy Boyd Responds

In an earlier item, I noted that perhaps one of the strangest things I’ve experienced as a reporter is having Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) spokesman Stuart Z. Goldstein ignore my request for...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

The Sound of one Hand Clapping

As we’ve seen this issue clumsily addressed by business media over the past week, something that particularly stands out is the question of whether “naked short selling” is illegal. In one of Chairman Cox’s...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

Gary Weiss: his DTCC ties and lies

We knew Gary Weiss's aim was to discredit and marginalize high profile opponents of illegal naked short selling. Yet his book, which seemed to be the launch pad of Weiss’s campaign, was quite critical...
Judd Bagley
6 min read

Gary Weiss, Usenet Troll

This email from Gary Weiss to Floyd Schneider isn’t significant for what it says, but for what it reveals (which is explained at the end). Here, Weiss is telling Floyd about his inclusion in...
Judd Bagley
39 sec read

Gary Weiss doesn't like Liz Moyer

Gary Weiss has issues with Forbes journalist Liz Moyer, whom opponents of illegal naked short selling hold in high regard for her balanced and accurate reporting on the subject.
Patrick Byrne
27 sec read

Gary Weiss and his Yahoo Gnomes

What brought me into this fight in a public way was the discovery that Gary Weiss was posting to the Yahoo Finance message board as “Lamborghini751”. I figured this out, initially, by figuring out...
Judd Bagley
1 min read

The Final Word on Gary Weiss and Wikipedia

One of the strangest things I’ve ever seen is how Gary Weiss deals with getting caught in a lie. A great example of this is his denial of so much as editing Wikipedia, in...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Roger and Me: insights into the dark world of stock manipulation

The first several posts published on AntiSocialMedia.net dealt with former BusinessWeek reporter Gary Weiss and his abuse of blogs, Wikipedia and message boards in defense of illegal stock market manipulation. Almost immediately after publishing...
Judd Bagley
7 min read