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Selling America Short : The SEC and Market Contrarians in the Age of Absurdity

By: Sauer, Richard C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2010Description: 1 online resource (339 p.).ISBN: 9780470627495.Subject(s): Finance -- Corrupt practices -- United States | Finance - Corrupt practices - United States | Fraud investigation - United States | Fraud investigation -- United States | Sauer, Richard | Stock exchanges - United States | Stock exchanges -- United States | United States | United States. Securities and Exchange Commission | United States. Securities and Exchange CommissionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Selling America Short : The SEC and Market Contrarians in the Age of AbsurdityDDC classification: 332.0973 | 332.6092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Selling America Short: The SEC and Market Contrarians in the Age of Absurdity; Contents; Prologue; Chapter 1: Rude Awakenings; Chapter 2: The SEC Steps Out; Chapter 3: Short People; Chapter 4: Belgian Waffles; Chapter 5: AremisSoft and the Deemster from Hell; Chapter 6: Taking Out the Eurotrash; Chapter 7: In the Shadow of Enron; Chapter 8: The Easter Bunny Cometh; Chapter 9: Mired in Muck; Chapter 10: Our Tax Dollars at Work; Chapter 11: Warming the Bench; Chapter 12: The Overstock Flame Wars; Chapter 13: The Bird in the Bush
Chapter 14: The Collapse of the American Financial Sector in One Easy LessonChapter 15: Ashes, Ashes, All Fall Down; Epiloque: Picking up the Pieces; About the Author; Index
Summary: An industry insider reveals the inner workings of our financial system and the agencies who attempt to control it During his dozen years as an SEC attorney, author Richard Sauer opened and supervised some of its most notable financial cases-investigations that took him to a dozen countries and returned hundreds of millions of dollars to American investors. While a partner at a major law firm and, later, a hedge fund manager, he saw firsthand the follies and failures of our system. Now, in Selling America Short, he shares his extraordinary experiences with you. Selling Amer
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Selling America Short: The SEC and Market Contrarians in the Age of Absurdity; Contents; Prologue; Chapter 1: Rude Awakenings; Chapter 2: The SEC Steps Out; Chapter 3: Short People; Chapter 4: Belgian Waffles; Chapter 5: AremisSoft and the Deemster from Hell; Chapter 6: Taking Out the Eurotrash; Chapter 7: In the Shadow of Enron; Chapter 8: The Easter Bunny Cometh; Chapter 9: Mired in Muck; Chapter 10: Our Tax Dollars at Work; Chapter 11: Warming the Bench; Chapter 12: The Overstock Flame Wars; Chapter 13: The Bird in the Bush

Chapter 14: The Collapse of the American Financial Sector in One Easy LessonChapter 15: Ashes, Ashes, All Fall Down; Epiloque: Picking up the Pieces; About the Author; Index

An industry insider reveals the inner workings of our financial system and the agencies who attempt to control it During his dozen years as an SEC attorney, author Richard Sauer opened and supervised some of its most notable financial cases-investigations that took him to a dozen countries and returned hundreds of millions of dollars to American investors. While a partner at a major law firm and, later, a hedge fund manager, he saw firsthand the follies and failures of our system. Now, in Selling America Short, he shares his extraordinary experiences with you. Selling Amer

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RICHARD C. SAUER has been, among other things, an Assistant Director with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a partner in an international law firm, and an analyst with a Northern California hedge fund. In his dozen years as an SEC attorney and administrator, he was responsible for some of the agency's most memorable financial fraud cases. Sauer's articles on legal and financial topics have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Barron's. He is also a published novelist and holds a doctorate in law (SJD) from Harvard Law School. Sauer lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Eileen Killory.

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