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Obama, Iran, the JPOA, and Federalist Paper #75 (“The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive”)

I am not going to opine on the particulars of the President Obama’s Iran deal (“Joint Plan of Action”), other than to say that many years ago I spent time in Iran, loved the...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

Anthony Elgindy, R.I.P.

By now astute readers of DeepCapture have gathered that over the years I have developed a soft spot in my heart for the assorted brigands, cutpurses, swindlers, and crooks who inhabit these pages. One...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Goldman Sachs Internal Memo (Yesterday): “Easy to Borrow List to be Discontinued”

Goldman Sachs internal memo discontinues its role in illegal practice.
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Grateful Dead “Fare Thee Well” Concert Their Greatest Prank Ever: A 60’s Style Acid Test

Americas Band, the Grateful Dead, is making history in their "Fare Thee Well" concert.
Patrick Byrne
5 min read

The World’s Greatest Con (Chapter 4): Yank Barry’s $533 Million Art Fraud

Yank Barry perpetrated the biggest art fraud in history.
Mark Mitchell
30 min read

The World’s Greatest Con (Chapter 2): Yank Barry’s Global Village — Mobsters, Boxers, Frauds and the FBI’s Most Celebrated Hero

The Global Village Champions Foundation is a massive fraud, operated with the support of the FBI's most celebrated hero
Mark Mitchell
67 min read

How CNBC (Becky Quick, Jim Cramer, and Joe Kernan) Can Solve Its Collapsing Viewership Problem

One of the proudest moments of my life came the day that the CNBC producer called to tell me that the article I had written on Jim Cramer was the single meanest thing she...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Ex-Mafia Boss Mentions Mafia Activity on Wall Street (CNBC)

You can also watch the segment on the CNBC website here   “I did a lot of things at times with people on Wall Street. I don’t trust them. That’s the bottom line. A...
Patrick Byrne
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Meanwhile, Euroclear (Europe’s DTCC) Warns That It, Too, Engages in Fractional Reserve Banking Without a Reserve Requirement

“The Euroclear operator advises as follows: under Belgian law, investors that are credited with securities on the records of the Euroclear operator have a co-property right in the fungible pool of interests in securities...
Patrick Byrne
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