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 all public companies targeted by bear raiding hedge funds.
December 8, 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
Gary Weiss knows what Joe knows
Gary Weiss come to know the substance, sentiment and timing of one of New York Times business columnist Joe Nocera’s most vicious attacks against opponents of illegal naked short selling, long before it was published?
August 1, 2008
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.
July 15, 2008
A Scandal Unfolds, and the Media Mob Scampers
CNBC's Jim Cramer acknowledges that Patrick Byrne was right about naked short sellers
July 11, 2008