CNBC

Patrick Byrne was right all along

We've long maintained here at Deep Capture that Charlie Gasparino is possibly the most insightful figure at CNBC. Today, Mr. Gasparino underscored that status.
Judd Bagley
46 sec read

Blue Kryptonite and naked short selling

Within minutes of my introduction to the world of short selling hedge funds, I encountered the analogy that remains the best suited to describe the truth to which they subscribe: Bizarro World.
Judd Bagley
5 min read

With Media Absent, a Senator Reports the News

Last night, CNBC’s Jim Cramer interviewed Senator Ted Kaufman about the problem of abusive short selling.
Mark Mitchell
5 min read

Bernard Madoff, the Mafia, and Naked Short Selling

Bernard L. Madoff was once the chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange. He was one of the most important market makers on Wall Street. And he managed what was, by some estimates, the largest...
Mark Mitchell
2 min read

Live On CNBC: Naked Shorts "Causing" Market Mayhem

History was made last night. At 9:30 pm, CNBC broadcasted these words: “naked short selling is what’s causing a lot of the problems in the market.” The words came from former SEC Chairman Harvey...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

Live On CNBC: Naked Shorts “Causing” Market Mayhem

History was made last night. At 9:30 pm, CNBC broadcasted these words: “naked short selling is what’s causing a lot of the problems in the market.” The words came from former SEC Chairman Harvey...
Mark Mitchell
1 min read

CNBC Spectacle Precedes Naked Short Massacre

So the SEC today lifted its ban on short-selling, and all but declared open season for law-breaking naked short sellers to start destroying companies again – and who does CNBC have on for two...
Mark Mitchell
1 min read

We ♥ Jim Cramer

In “The Story of Deep Capture,” we noted that CNBC’s Jim Cramer is at the center of a clique of dishonest journalists (most of them former employees of Cramer’s website, TheStreet.com) who have spent...
Mark Mitchell
4 min read

How Naked Short Sellers and CNBC Bamboozled the SEC

You can bet that the hedge fund talking points were rolling off the CNBC fax machine last week, and really, the network did a stellar job – right on par with the high-powered lobbyists...
Mark Mitchell
6 min read

The SEC Declares Emergency, and Joe Nocera Yammers On

Naked short selling and phantom stock causes the SEC to declare emergency; Joe Nocera and affiliated journalists continue to deny there is a problem.
Mark Mitchell
8 min read