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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...
Judd Bagley
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Patrick Byrne on New England Cable News

Patrick Byrne recently appeared on New England Cable News to discuss the state of the fight against illegal naked short selling.
Judd Bagley
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Naked short selling – redefining systemic risk

There is some evidence suggesting the federal government might be spending tens of billions of dollars to deal with the accumulation of failed trades...
Judd Bagley
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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...
Patrick Byrne
52 sec 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...
Judd Bagley
52 sec 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...
Patrick Byrne
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...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Rocker Partners and Bethany McLean: the smarmiest guys in…

the evidence shows that Rocker Partners hedge fund first approached Bethany McLean about Fairfax on December 7, 2006. Bethany then met with Rocker Partners...
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...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Bethany McLean: your benefit of the doubt is hereby…

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...
Judd Bagley
3 min read