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Patrick Byrne gives Jim Chanos the Business, Episode I

Patrick Byrne responds to short seller Jim Chanos on Fox Business Network.
Judd Bagley
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Hedge funds reading tomorrow’s headlines today

Fairfax Financial Holdings (NYSE:FFH) was first listed on the NYSE on December 20, 2002. During its first 15 trading days there, volume averaged well under 180,000 shares. Then, on January 16, 2003 FFH volume...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Hedge funds reading tomorrow's headlines today

Fairfax Financial Holdings (NYSE:FFH) was first listed on the NYSE on December 20, 2002. During its first 15 trading days there, volume averaged well under 180,000 shares. Then, on January 16, 2003 FFH volume...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

A hedge fund suite for Richard Sauer

In a recent interview, SEC whistleblower Gary Aguirre offered his insights into the regulatory failings that allowed the Bernie Madoff scheme to reach such enormous proportions for so long. Aguirre places particular blame upon...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Spyro Contogouris and the gentle art of hedge fund persuasion

Among the disturbing facts contained in the recently unsealed documents obtained via discovery in the Fairfax Financial (NYSE:FFH) vs. SAC Capital, et al, lawsuit are the lengths to which short-selling hedge funds go to...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Rocker Partners and Bethany McLean: the smarmiest guys in the room

the evidence shows that Rocker Partners hedge fund first approached Bethany McLean about Fairfax on December 7, 2006. Bethany then met with Rocker Partners employee (and former SEC attorney) Richard Sauer 11 days later,...
Judd Bagley
1 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

Introducing John Hempton: the Plunderer from Down Under

While an examination of the recently-unsealed products of discovery in the Fairfax Financial (NYSE:FFH) vs. SAC Capital, el al, lawsuit reveals the extensive involvement of most all the usual players -- both in the...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

Bethany McLean: your benefit of the doubt is hereby revoked

There’s no sense denying it: reporters depend on sources, and in the mind  of most business journalists, a connected hedge fund manager will always prove a more valuable source than even the CEO of...
Judd Bagley
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