rocker partners

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
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Hedge funds reading tomorrow’s headlines today

Fairfax Financial Holdings (NYSE:FFH) was first listed on the NYSE on December 20, 2002. During its first 15 trading days there, volume averaged well under 180,000 shares. Then, on January 16, 2003 FFH volume...
Judd Bagley
4 min read

Hedge funds reading tomorrow's headlines today

Fairfax Financial Holdings (NYSE:FFH) was first listed on the NYSE on December 20, 2002. During its first 15 trading days there, volume averaged well under 180,000 shares. Then, on January 16, 2003 FFH volume...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

A hedge fund suite for Richard Sauer

In a recent interview, SEC whistleblower Gary Aguirre offered his insights into the regulatory failings that allowed the Bernie Madoff scheme to reach such enormous proportions for so long. Aguirre places particular blame upon...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Roddy Boyd Sucks It Like He’s Paying the Rent (Fortune Magazine)

In the adult novelty & video arcade shop that is our New York financial establishment, one of the mop-and-spooge-bucket boys is Roddy Boyd, formerly of the New York Post (for folks who move their...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read