regulatory capture


Because our financial markets are so large and complex, and our financial markets regulator so captured and inept...we, the investigative bloggers, are stepping in to do the job the SEC either cannot or will...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

It Only Hurts When I Laugh

The Congressional Research Service is a Library of Congress think-tank with just one client: Congress.  A member of Congress requests a study on a subject of interest, and CRS researchers generate it. The CRS...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Regulators Spring Into Action Against Naked Short Sellers. Or not.

As is explained in numerous pieces in DeepCapture, there are many cracks in the settlement system, one of them being the DTCC’s Continuous Net Settlement system, or CNS. I am highly confident that the...
Patrick Byrne
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The DTCC’s CNS naked short selling residue

In a previous post I named various places where unsettled trades can accumulate: in the desks of brokers, in pre-netting among brokers, in the Continuous Net Settlement (CNS) system, in the Stock Borrow Program...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read