The SEC Investigation of Overstock Was Because Patrick Byrne is Trying to Expose Corruption on Wall Street?

That appears to be what Patrick Byrne is suggesting in this interview. The story keeps changing. At one point, Patrick said he and Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) weren’t really the target of the SEC investigation. Rather, the investigation was focused on others (hence the “celebration” of subpoenas). When the SEC issued a …

Patrick Byrne & Co. Up to Dirty Message Board Tricks Again

I occasionally take a peek at stock message boards like the Investor Village Overstock.com board when I need a bit of entertainment. It’s especially interesting when the poster “Hannibal” makes statements about the financials and operations of Overstock.com and makes no disclosure that he is, in fact, Patrick Byrne the …

Perspectives on the SEC’s No Action Letter to Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK)

The discussion of the Securities & Exchange Commission’s “no action” letter to Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) continues around the blogosphere. On the one side we have the supporters of the company and wacky CEO Patrick Byrne (whos says “yipikaye” in response to the situation), who see this as a complete vindication of …

About the SEC “sprinkling holy water” on Overstock.com

Last week in the Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) earnings conference call, the company’s executives had the following to say about the SEC’s investigation of the company: Patrick Byrne So, is it fair to say that all these other issues that the knuckleheads keep on raising as issues, the SEC examiners, looked at …

Patrick Byrne’s delusions

More delusional talk from Patrick Byrne, CEO of POS Overstock.com. From Herb Greenberg at Marketwatch: Speaking on the Fox Business Channel today to my friend Liz Claman, [Byrne] said: “I think that there’s been an unhealthy collusion developed between certain short sellers and certain journalists. They center around your competitor, …

Manipulation of Earnings in Overstock.com Press Release (Are You Surprised?)

Today convicted felon Sam Antar has an exciting piece on his blog about Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) and how it fudged its earnings figures in Friday’s press release, caused a short squeeze right before options expired, and continued on Patrick Byrne’s path of misleading investors. It all began with a press release …