Article: JPMorgan Admits Wrongdoing In Illegal Trading Allegations, Will Pay Record $920 Million To Regulators

Article - Media, Publications

JPMorgan Admits Wrongdoing In Illegal Trading Allegations, Will Pay Record $920 Million To Regulators

Sergei Klebnikov,  29 September 2020

JPMorgan Chase will pay a record $920 million to resolve a criminal investigation by three federal agencies over its role in the alleged manipulation of precious metal and Treasury markets, federal regulators said on Tuesday.

JPMorgan agreed to a settlement that resolves investigations by the Justice Department, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

As part of the deal, the bank will admit to wrongdoing and pay a record fine of $920 million, according to a statement from the CFTC on Tuesday. Continue reading “Article: JPMorgan Admits Wrongdoing In Illegal Trading Allegations, Will Pay Record $920 Million To Regulators”

Article: Buffett Sells More Stocks, Including Goldman Sachs, With No ‘Elephant-Sized’ Acquisition On The Horizon

Article - Media

Buffett Sells More Stocks, Including Goldman Sachs, With No ‘Elephant-Sized’ Acquisition On The Horizon

16 May 2020

Forbes, Sergei Klebnikov

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who told investors earlier this month that he had made a “mistake” betting on airlines, is continuing to sell stocks amid the coronavirus pandemic, the latest regulatory filing from Berkshire Hathaway shows.

Read full article.

Article: Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch

Article - Academic

Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch

Patrick Byrne

Portfolio Magazine cited by DeepCapture, 31 December 2008

For over 10 years Gary Weiss (once a reporter with BusinessWeek, and recently, a columnist with Forbes) has been posting under fake names to confuse, distort, and hijack Usenet groups, stock message boards, and Wikipedia, using social media to prevent the public from understanding criminal activity.

I now turn to Gary Weiss. Last year one of the most prominent journalists on Wall Street warned me, “I’ve known Weiss for years. Be careful. He’s a psychopath.” As you will see, he was neither joking nor exaggerating. I think, however, that Gary is better described as a “Scaramouch.”

Read full article.