Herb Greenberg

The stories behind the Rocker and Gradient lawsuit story

Today, short-selling hedge fund Rocker Partners paid Overstock.com $5-million to settle the lawsuit filed against them in August of 2005. Rocker Partners also entirely dropped its own countersuit. This is a major victory for...
Judd Bagley
28 sec read

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

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 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

A Scandal Unfolds, and the Media Mob Scampers

CNBC's Jim Cramer acknowledges that Patrick Byrne was right about naked short sellers
Mark Mitchell
3 min read

Did a CNBC Reporter Help Destroy Bear Stearns?

Mark Mitchell of Deep Capture shows that CNBC's David Faber and a hedge fund contributed to the collapse of Wall Street investment bank Bear Stearns.
Mark Mitchell
9 min read

Sam Antar and Gary Weiss pile absurdity upon absurdity

As any engineer will attest, the key to an enduring structure is a solid foundation. Builders who choose not to worry about foundation issues will deliver a product that’s worthless at best, and a...
Judd Bagley
4 min read