Unless, it seems, those citizens happen to have put some money where their mouths are by betting against the shares of the companies they assail.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is a mostly liberal-leaning group that typically works to expose corruption among government officials. Yet this month, CREW tried to kick up a fuss when it urged Congress and the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate hedge fund managers who have enlisted government agencies and legislators to go after companies whose stock they’d sold short.
The main target of the group’s outrage is Bill Ackman of the $19 billion hedge-fund firm Pershing Square Capital, whose aggressive public crusade against Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has raged since late 2012 and has involved the cajoling of members of Congress and the Federal Trade Commissio
Nope this is right out of the FBI playbook I have no position I just don't like rats.
. I have made only truthful statements backed up by enormous research," Ackman told Bloomberg TV#$%$
Market manipulation is when someone intentionally makes false or misleading statements about a company for the purpose of driving down the stock or driving up the stock. I have made only truthful statements backed up by enormous research," Ackman told Bloomberg TV.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/bill-ackman-herbalife-stock-manipulation-investigation-2015-3#ixzz3UqIBFee1
Premera Blue Cross Victim of Cyberattack, Data Of 11M Customers May Have Been Accessed- KING 5 News Seattle
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“The Department is implementing improvements to the security of its main unclassified network during a short, planned outage of some internet-linked systems,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement to ABC News.
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The outage could last though the weekend, according to officials. But as of now there is no time limit and no real indication of when the system will be back online.
Last November, the State Department conducted similar repairs to its system stemming from a cyber-attack it suffered the month before. The attack targeted the unclassified email system and is believed to have been executed by Russian hackers.
Officials stress that throughout this process, including the attack in October, there was never any compromise to the department’s classified systems.
News of this latest outage comes as presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the midst of a political controversy stemming from her exclusive use of a private email address and home-based server during her tenure as the nation's top diplomat.
In a news conference Tuesday where she addressed the email scandal, Clinton said her server was guarded by the Secret Service and “there were no security breach
His pompous #$%$ is blabbing on TV he is lying beware.My opinion. Fabricated lies against the company.Tough questions.
The price will shoot up big time!!!!!!
Of course he manipulated the stock.We world would be a better place without people like him.
Thats a easy one he attacked them in the press and every place he could.These guys that hold short postions and put on a smear j job like Tilson and LL out to pay for lies.
Lots of liars out there in hedge fund community