"The China Hustle" tells the story of a massive fraud you probably haven't heard about

Apr 2, 2018
In this documentary, director Jed Rothstein follows several acitivist investors who blew the whistle on dozens of fraudulent Chinese companies.
A scene from the film "The China Hustle." Activist short sellers investigated several Chinese companies that misled investors on the value of their company and used video surveillance on production facilities to see how busy they were.
Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

For short sellers, a record stock market is troublesome

Jul 21, 2017
Stocks have posted steady gains, which means traders betting against them aren’t happy.
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Momentum stocks slowed down in March

Mar 28, 2014
Stocks for trendy companies slowed down significantly in March
A brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) plays at the Sloth Sanctuary in Penshurt, some 220 km east of San Jose, Costa Rica, on August 30, 2012. 
RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/GettyImages

Short-selling: A step-by-step guide.

by
Mar 20, 2014
Short selling has a bad rap. But it's been around as long as the markets have.
Warner Brothers Inc.

Getting naked in short selling

Oct 22, 2008
The practice of short selling has been blamed for the collapse of several major companies' shares during the financial crisis. What is short...

Raise a glass to Marketplace!

Just $7/month gets you a limited edition KaiPA pint glass. Plus bragging rights that you support independent journalism.
Donate today to get yours!