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Europe Comes to Terms With Market Manipulation; the SEC…

The markets go haywire, Germany responds sensibly, and the American establishment refuses to contemplate the reality of criminal manipulation.
Mark Mitchell
5 min read

Our Watchdogs and the Financial Scandal of the Century

Naked short selling helped crash the economy. The OIG thrashes the SEC. Other Watchdogs do nothing.
Mark Mitchell
13 min read

A Ponzi Scheme that is Bigger than Bernard Madoff’s

Bernard L. Madoff’s fraud is “stunning,” says the SEC. It is a crime of “epic proportions.” But, says the SEC, we have nothing to...
Mark Mitchell
3 min read

A Ponzi Scheme that is Bigger than Bernard Madoff's

Bernard L. Madoff’s fraud is “stunning,” says the SEC. It is a crime of “epic proportions.” But, says the SEC, we have nothing to...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

Deutsche Bank Sold Massive Amounts of Phantom Stock

Floyd Norris of Times Misses Story About Phantom Stock at Deutsche Bank
Mark Mitchell
5 min read

CNBC Spectacle Precedes Naked Short Massacre

So the SEC today lifted its ban on short-selling, and all but declared open season for law-breaking naked short sellers to start destroying companies...
Mark Mitchell
1 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

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.