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...
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...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Email Exposes Short Seller Plot to Destroy a Public…

This is Part 3 of an ongoing series. Read Part 1 Read Part 2 A few years ago, a clique of influential journalists went...
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...
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...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Message from DeepCapture.com

At the time much of the content on DeepCapture.com was written, the Great Financial Crisis of 2008 was either on the verge of happening or had just occurred. In those days, emotions among this publication’s contributors were raw and, in an effort to get their warnings noticed and appropriate blame placed, occasionally hyperbolic language and shocking imagery were employed. Were we to write these entries today, a different tone would most certainly prevail.

Yet, being a record of a pivotal time in our global economic history, we’ve decided to leave the rawness unedited, with the proviso that readers take the context of the creation of certain posts into account, and that those easily offended re-consider the decision to read them.