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Goldman Sachs, John Paulson, and the Hedge Funds that Pumped and Dumped Our Economy

The Goldman CDO scandal and other evidence suggests that the U.S. economy was set up for a fall by market manipulating hedge funds.
Mark Mitchell
4 min read

Two must-read books for any market reformer

Regular readers of this blog come from remarkably diverse backgrounds, but seem united by at least one shared experience: the act of having examined some aspect of our capital markets only to conclude that...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Manipulating Gold and Silver: A Criminal Naked Short Position that Could Wreck the Economy

Naked short selling of gold and silver -- a threat to the stability of the financial system and evidence that our markets are rigged
Mark Mitchell
10 min read

Anarcho-Regulation

Because our financial markets are so large and complex, and our financial markets regulator so captured and inept...we, the investigative bloggers, are stepping in to do the job the SEC either cannot or will...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Evidence of murder at 383 Madison Ave.

Nearly one year after its original date of publication, my video, "Hedge funds and the global economic meltdown" has finally received its first bit of serious criticism, and I can’t express how pleased I...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

I’ve astounded even myself!

Last week, I dared to predict the number of then unreleased delivery failures in shares of Sears Holdings. The numbers are out...
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Cataloging Sears stock manipulation

Most of the examinations of stock manipulation published here on deepcapture.com take place after the fact, the damage being done. However, we've became aware of instances of apparently illegal, manipulative trading in several companies'...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

How “Activist Investors” David Einhorn and Dan Loeb Brought Their Special Talents to Bear On New Century Financial

Did hedge fund managers David Einhorn and Dan Loeb sabotage the nation's second largest mortgage lender -- and the American economy?
Mark Mitchell
19 min read

Prepare to be astounded

I believe I can predict to within a few percentage points how many shares of SHLD failed to deliver during the second half of January.
Judd Bagley
49 sec read

Podcast: Barry Ritholtz and a tale of two media

And just when I thought things couldn't get any more ridiculous, Barry Ritholtz showed up.
Judd Bagley
6 min read