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Robert Brazell: Shyster Extraordinaire

Learning that a Texas judge recently issued a capias arrest warrant for Rob Brazell (Kondos v Brazell Note Order for Capias) brings back memories...
Patrick Byrne
18 min read

Deep Capture Files Major Lawsuit Against the SEC

Deep Capture and famous SEC whistleblower Gary Aguirre have filed a major and unprecedented lawsuit against the SEC seeking information about the crime of...
Mark Mitchell
67 min read

My Response to Becky Quick’s Proposal: I Do

CNBC's Becky Quick said on-air that she would like to have me on. I accept her invitation.
Patrick Byrne
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Guess What Folks, David S. Evans Does Not Know…

On May 23, 2014 PMNTS.com (“what’s next in payments and commerce”) published a piece (“Guess What Folks, Overstock.com Does Not Take Bitcoin”) by David...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Joe Floren Screws the Pooch (Goldman Sachs, Morgan Lewis…

The first time I heard Joe Floren speak I was standing behind him in an elevator in his law firm's San Francisco office tower...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

You Don’t Have to Be Einstein to Get This…..…

“The prestige of government has undoubtedly been lowered considerably by the Prohibition law. For nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and...
Patrick Byrne
17 sec read

SAC Capital and (and Steve Cohen, Too) Should Be…

Former SAC Capital portfolio manager Mathew Martoma was convicted today for insider trading, and there is much discussion that SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen...
Mark Mitchell
2 min read

All Publicity is Good Publicity if You’re Bill Ackman

John Hempton at Bronte Capital (see his blogs here) is going to some lengths to stir up a scandal concerning letters that were authored...
Mark Mitchell
48 sec read

Stevie Cohen, When PBS is Devoting Frontline Shows to…

  And yes, I know that PBS used “trader,” not “traitor.” De gustibus non est disputandum.  
Patrick Byrne
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