• Guy Cohen
    Would Enron or Worldcomm have happened had Seeking Alpha been around at those times: http://seekingalpha.com/a/18pp9 $GALE $CYTR
    3/13/14
    Reply (9)
    • losbronces: I would have to say yes. Plenty of financial press singing praises, including Greespan lauding Enron as an example of the new economy.
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    • losbronces: Enron & WorldCom didn't need to pay anyone to drive share price. Just a few games w/numbers. Some are still doing that imo.
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    • Guy Cohen: Many fraudulent companies who were cooking the books have been uncovered due to the research on SA ... It's all speculation but I think at
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    • Guy Cohen: least one of our contributors would have helped crack the scheme back then...
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    • losbronces: Yes, but I am sure that some are going on right now. You know some of them. Use of non-GAAP, treatment of options, booking of sales...
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    • losbronces: I'm just saying, that even though there is an effort here to expose the fraud, it goes on.
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    • losbronces: And some of the folks who purport to be exposing fraud are just in it to muddy the waters and prosper from being short.
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    • losbronces: You really have to check things out yourself. Some of the "short" specialists don't have much credibility w/me at least.
      3/13/14
    • chipster71: $CSCO is about to find the frying pan hot!
      3/16/14