David Rocker

The Pendulum Swings

On balance, 2006 was a very dark time for the market reform movement, as every charge was followed by a blistering counter-charge, and every lunge answered by a quick parry.
Judd Bagley
4 min read

SEC Enforcement Chief Linda Thomsen Joins Davis Polk. Somebody Call Kreskin.

As a rule, I avoid criticizing individual public servants. Elected officials are fair game, in my view, but not public servants. They do not wake up and go into work wanting to do a...
Patrick Byrne
9 min read

Email Exposes Short Seller Plot to Destroy a Public Company

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series. Read Part 1 Read Part 2 A few years ago, a clique of influential journalists went to extraordinary lengths to cover up the problem of illegal...
Mark Mitchell
9 min read

The word on TheStreet.com

One of the central theses of The Story of Deep Capture, Mark Mitchell’s epic work of media criticism, is that the staff of TheStreet.com is overwhelmingly beholden to the interests of a few criminal,...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

5,000 Words About An Obscure Bad Newswire Reporter

The ever cuddly Carol Remond (“I’m going to shred this guy to bits,” she said of Deep Capture reporter Patrick Byrne) has published yet another defense of criminal naked short sellers. In a recent...
Mark Mitchell
19 min read

Michael Steinhardt – “When the Bad Guys Came to Town”

I feel the same strange admiration for Michael Steinhardt as one would for an old mobster sitting in a Tucson retirement home playing canasta. Steinhardt slipped through minefields that destroyed others, and for that...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read