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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

The Markit Group: A Black-Box Company that Devastated Markets

Did a little mystery company in London help hedge funds crash the markets?
Mark Mitchell
7 min read

Roddy Boyd and the Bear Stearns Insider

A journalist lapdog tells a revealing tale about himself and a man at the center of the Bear Stearns debacle
Mark Mitchell
6 min read

Rolling Stone Reports that Naked Short Selling Killed Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers

Leave it to a music magazine to cover the biggest financial crime in history.
Mark Mitchell
2 min read

Hedge funds and the global economic meltdown

I originally published this video last on the first anniversary of the destruction of Bear Stearns, though its lessons seem even more timely today, the first anniversary of the destruction of Lehman Brothers.
Judd Bagley
24 sec read

Goldman pillages, Goldman steals, Goldman Sachs

I think we can all agree that the middle of last September was as strange a time as our financial markets have ever experienced.
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Our Watchdogs and the Financial Scandal of the Century

Naked short selling helped crash the economy. The OIG thrashes the SEC. Other Watchdogs do nothing.
Mark Mitchell
13 min read

The short heard ’round the world

Over the next few minutes, you’re going to learn something you should have already known, but almost certainly do not. You’re going to learn more about what really sparked the global financial meltdown....
Judd Bagley
51 sec read

The Naked Short Selling That Toppled Wall Street

The Wall Street Journal stated in a lead editorial last week that the SEC was “reasonable” to “clamp down” on naked short selling. Well, that was progress of sorts, though one wonders how it...
Mark Mitchell
12 min read

Mr. Norris, We're Here to Help

Floyd Norris of the New York Times has written a column about the SEC’s recently expired “emergency order” preventing naked short selling of 19 financial stocks. His argument is…Actually, I have no idea what...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read