wall street

Jeffrey Sachs Joins the Revolution

When speaking the truth is a revolutionary act....
Mark Mitchell
1 min read

The SAC Capital Scandal–Made For TV

The SAC Capital insider trading scandal has been portrayed (and cleansed) as fictional TV.
Mark Mitchell
1 min read

Strange Occurrences, and a Story about Naked Short Selling

An investigation into naked short selling and Wall Street leads to death threats
Mark Mitchell
14 min read

Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch (Portfolio Magazine)

Summary – For over 10 years Gary Weiss (once a reporter with BusinessWeek, and recently, a columnist with Forbes) has been posting under fake...
Patrick Byrne
17 min read

Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch (Portfolio Magazine)

Summary – For over 10 years Gary Weiss (once a reporter with BusinessWeek, and recently, a columnist with Forbes) has been posting under fake...
Patrick Byrne
17 min read

Mr. President, Settle the Trades

The new president must ensure that Wall Street delivers what it sells
Mark Mitchell
3 min read

The Naked Short Selling That Toppled Wall Street

The Wall Street Journal stated in a lead editorial last week that the SEC was “reasonable” to “clamp down” on naked short selling. Well,...
Mark Mitchell
12 min read

Wall Street to USA: “I…drink…your…MILKSHAKE!”

The closing minutes of “There Will Be Blood” handily dramatizes naked short selling and, more generally, Wall Street’s relationship to the United States (WARNING:...
Patrick Byrne
1 min read

SABEW Meets DeepCapture

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers, SABEW, is the professional association for journalists who cover business. While most members I have met...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read