Media: Larry Smith

Larry Smith spent the first 25 years of his career working on Wall Street as an analyst with a primary focus on biotechnology and pharmaceutical stocks, as well as many other industries. He spent the majority of this time with Smith Barney and Hambrecht & Quist and was Executive Vice President, Director of Equities and …

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Article: Part 10 of Illegal Naked Shorting Series: Legal Shorting of Stocks is a Loser’s Game but Illegal Naked Shorting Transforms It into a Winner’s Game

Part 10 of Illegal Naked Shorting Series: Legal Shorting of Stocks is a Loser’s Game but Illegal Naked Shorting Transforms It into a Winner’s Game Larry Smith Smith On Stocks, 24 July 2019 When I launched my research on stock manipulation and the prominent role played by illegal naked shorting, I believed that I had …

Article: Part 9 of Illegal Naked Shorting Series: The Risk/ Reward of Shorting Versus Buying Stocks is Extremely Unfavorable

Part 9 of Illegal Naked Shorting Series: The Risk/ Reward of Shorting Versus Buying Stocks is Extremely Unfavorable Larry Smith Smith On Stocks, 11 July 2019 In this report, I contrast the risk and reward of shorting versus buying stocks. When you unravel the economics and risk/ reward of shorting, it is clear to me …

Article: Part 8: Illegal Naked Shorting Series: Who or What is Cede and What Role Does Cede Play in the Trading of Stocks?

Part 8: Illegal Naked Shorting Series: Who or What is Cede and What Role Does Cede Play in the Trading of Stocks? Larry Smith Smith On Stocks, 1 July 2019 ost investors when they buy a publicly traded stock believe that they own a part of some company. They think that somewhere there is a …

Article: Part 7: Illegal Naked Shorting: DTCC Continuous Net Settlement and Stock Borrowing Programs Have Loopholes That Facilitate Illegal Naked Shorting

Part 7: Illegal Naked Shorting: DTCC Continuous Net Settlement and Stock Borrowing Programs Have Loopholes That Facilitate Illegal Naked Shorting Larry Smith Smith On Stocks, 31 May 2019 There is an integral relationship between the DTCC and hedge funds. The DTCC is owned by Prime Brokers; these are Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrell Lynch and …

Article: Part 6 Illegal Naked Shorting: The SEC’s Regulation SHO is Intended to Prevent Illegal Naked Shorting, But is Ineffective

Part 6 Illegal Naked Shorting: The SEC’s Regulation SHO is Intended to Prevent Illegal Naked Shorting, But is Ineffective Larry Smith Smith On Stock, 22 May 2019 In previous blogs I traced the history of stock trading from the 1960s when stock certificates and cash were physically exchanged to settle trades to the paper free, …

Article: Part 5 in Series on Illegal Naked Shorting’s Role in Stock Manipulation: Traditional Shorting Compared to Naked Shorting (Both Legal and Illegal)

Part 5 in Series on Illegal Naked Shorting’s Role in Stock Manipulation: Traditional Shorting Compared to Naked Shorting (Both Legal and Illegal) Larry Smith Smith On Stocks, 29 April 2019 This is the fifth blog in the series that I am writing to describe how illegal naked shorting is used broadly and massively to manipulate …