Posts filed under “Short Selling”

Fuld’s Misquote Contest

At Lehman’s annual meeting held in April of this year, Richard Fuld, CEO of Lehman Brothers, was rumored to have said: "I will hurt the shorts, and that is my goal."

That quote was widely circulated — but it turns out to be wrong. You see, Fuld never actually uttered that phrase. The speech he gave was incorrectly transcribed.

What Fuld actually said was "____________."

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You can fill in the blank below

Category: Corporate Management, Short Selling

Dirty Tricks at Lehman?

Category: Corporate Management, Legal, Short Selling

Financial Sector: Beware LEH, CIT

Category: Derivatives, Finance, Short Selling, Trading

Financial Sector: Beware LEH, CIT (REPOST)

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Short Selling

Confessions of a Short Seller

Category: Psychology, Short Selling, Trading, Valuation

Internet Hoax Gooses Stock Market

Category: Financial Press, Markets, Short Selling, Trading

Why Has Bear Stearn’s Stock Been Rallying?

Category: Corporate Management, Derivatives, Psychology, Short Selling, Trading

Bove: Fed Rescue for Bear Stearns

Category: Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Markets, Short Selling

Batten Down the Hatches!

Several weeks ago we discussed the likelihood of a tradable low being put in place. On January 23, 2008, we thought conditions were in place that would allow agile traders to play for a bounce — but advised that long-term investors avoid the sloppy tape. At that time, we suggested an 8, 10, or 12%…Read More

Category: RR&A, Short Selling, Trading

The Monolines Are F#@%ed!

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Derivatives, Short Selling, Taxes and Policy