Barry Minkow’s short trip from ex-felon to current-felon
Barry Minkow’s sudden return from ex-felon to current-felon has come as a surprise to some, but not to the Deep Capture team; for we have, over nearly four years, sought to raise awareness of Minkow’s place in a much broader, criminal stock manipulation ecosystem.
March 29, 2011
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 am about it.
March 9, 2010
Podcast: Barry Ritholtz and a tale of two media
And just when I thought things couldn't get any more ridiculous, Barry Ritholtz showed up.
February 10, 2010
Yet another naked shorting disinformation campaign laid bare
Former business journalist Gary Weiss, who seeks to cover-up the threat and impact of market manipulation via illegal naked short selling, has made Wikipedia a major point of focus.
December 30, 2009
Wikipedia’s Jimbo Wales unimpressed by Gary Weiss and his lies
It’s easy to see why Gary Weiss was the logical choice when proponents of illegal naked short selling sought a resolute apologist for their repugnant practice.
December 12, 2009
Gary Weiss earns an F
Those who claim I was painting a larger conspiratorial picture are – not coincidentally – directly tied to a certain hedge fund manager or his friends. The resulting stab at journalism (in name only) is hardly a conspiracy; it’s human nature and in the case of these writers, very poor form and an even more poorly-kept secret.
December 12, 2009
The climate on Planet Money
I highly recommend making a habit of listening to NPR's Planet Money podcast.
August 20, 2009
Gary Weiss busted. Again.
If you fail to find entertainment value in seeing illegal naked short selling proponent Gary Weiss publicly caught telling irresponsible lies, then you may consider this post optional and stop reading now.
August 11, 2009
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.
August 10, 2009
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.
August 5, 2009