Suing Short Sellers Who Publish Negative Reports

Reuters published an interesting article about lawsuits against short sellers… like when Overstock sued Gradient Analytics and Rocker Partners. “Short sellers” profit when a company’s stock price goes down. Negative information about companies tends to send the stock price down, so you can see the potential correlation here… short sellers …

The Patrick Awards

While surfing the ‘net for interesting reads on Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne, I came across a post by Jeff Matthews, whose blog is “Jeff Matthews Is Not Making This Up.” Jeff came up with the “Patrick Awards.” The awards are given to those corporate executives who make the strangest comments …

A Tale of Two Usanas

A new report by Fraud Discovery Institute contrasts the two Usanas that exist. There is one Usana story told to potential distributors (make lots of money!) and a different story told to Wall Street (only 12% actually want to make money!). There’s one story about Research & Development given to …