SEC

UBS, in Theory, a Conspiracy to Naked Short “Tens of Millions” of Shares

They said that seeing naked short selling is like seeing UFOs. If that is the case, then UFOs, at UBS, are real.
Mark Mitchell
3 min read

Moral Hazard at the SEC

When attempting to understand much of what happens at the Securities and Exchange Commission, I believe moral hazard is nearly as important a factor as the much more frequently-discussed matter of regulatory capture.
Judd Bagley
5 min read

Notes on David Einhorn: The Predator in a Cute T-Shirt

David Einhorn would have you believe that he is brave crusader against corporate malfeasance. The truth is, he's a fraud who did serious damage to the markets.
Mark Mitchell
16 min read

Goldman’s gold has lost its luster

Goldman may be flush with cash, but with pressure mounting on politicians to reject any of it in the form of campaign contributions, suddenly that cash doesn’t spend nearly as well as it used...
Judd Bagley
2 min read

The SEC and its culture of regulatory capture

But dig a little deeper and you’ll find the Stanford case is the bigger outrage by far, not so much for the scam itself, but for the shocking behavior of the regulators tasked with...
Judd Bagley
8 min read

Anarcho-Regulation

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

Evidence of murder at 383 Madison Ave.

Nearly one year after its original date of publication, my video, "Hedge funds and the global economic meltdown" has finally received its first bit of serious criticism, and I can’t express how pleased I...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Prepare to be astounded

I believe I can predict to within a few percentage points how many shares of SHLD failed to deliver during the second half of January.
Judd Bagley
49 sec read

On Rolling Stone, Penson Financial, the Mafia, and Naked Short Selling

A gotcha video shows how naked short selling works. But the scary thing is, the Mafia already knows how it works.
Mark Mitchell
5 min read

Rolling Stone Reports that Naked Short Selling Killed Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers

Leave it to a music magazine to cover the biggest financial crime in history.
Mark Mitchell
2 min read