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Does Mallinckrodt Think We Are All Morons?

Tonight Mallinckrodt put out a press release trying to “clear the air” about Acthar, a drug that QTR has been very critical of (see this article and these articles) over the last few years. One of the controversies surrounding Acthar is that it doesn’t have any documented randomized clinical trials that support its effectiveness in any other […]

Herbalife Admits to Ongoing SEC & DOJ Investigation Regarding Its Largest Market: China

Herbalife has just admitted in a disclosure filed hours ago that it is still being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. Even worse for Herbalife is the fact that the investigation seems to have narrowed in on the company’s largest and fastest growing market: China. These are two ongoing investigations […]

What Happened To Herbalife Director and Audit Chair Richard Bermingham?

Someone shot me a message today asking me to look into Herbalife Director Richard Bermingham. Bermingham replaced former Audit Committee Chair Leroy Barnes when he resigned in 2014. Global nutrition company, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) announced today that, on February 17, 2015, after the company completes its audit and files its annual report on Form 10-K […]

Can Herbalife Products Cause Liver Damage?

Thursday morning, a Twitter account claims Herbalife cost a woman her life A Journal of Hepatology scholarly article from 2007 concludes from tests in Israel that “an association between intake of Herbalife products and acute hepatitis was identified in Israel” Several additional scholarly journal articles have been written about the potential hepatoxicity of Herbalife’s products Similar reports […]

Energous Confirms There’s No Partnership With Apple

At 1:58PM today, the following article, ran under the guise of being an “Exclusive” and sourced with material that has been in the public domain for two entire years, made its rounds on social media. The title was like a dream come true for Energous shareholders who have been desperately holding onto the Apple partnership […]

Herbalife: Potential Extreme Conflict of Interest Arises from The California Attorney General’s Office

On Friday, a potential conflict of interest regarding Herbalife and the California Attorney General’s office may have gotten a push from “notable” to “alarmingly important”. Back in late 2014, Quoth the Raven was the first to break that the California Attorney General may have a conflict of interest as it relates to Herbalife because she […]

Two Additional Sources Report Icahn Shopped His Herbalife Shares

Friday was certainly a day filled with twists and turns in the Herbalife saga. As usual, both sides of the billionaire battle had different narratives, but now that it is approaching Saturday evening, we seem to have a stronger grasp on what the facts of important parts of the story are. At least, we seem to have […]

Icahn Reportedly Shopping Herbalife Shares Just Days after His Questionable FTC Settlement PR

Wall Street Journal confirms Icahn has been shopping his Herbalife stake through Jefferies for the last month The lack of a transaction tells QTR there’s no bid for the stock If the stock falls further on this news, Icahn is going to be trapped even more so in a good old fashioned long squeeze, where […]

Herbalife Documentary Financier Revealed – And It’s Not Bill Ackman

Herbalife had insinuated in a series of public comments that Bill Ackman may have been behind the financing of critical documentary “Betting on Zero” Ackman and Pershing Square have denied financing the film and Director Ted Braun has stated the same as well as publicly reiterated his commitment to creating an objective look at the saga CNBC’s […]

Herbalife: Media Materially Misstates FTC Outcome, Icahn Files Potentially Questionable Statement with SEC

FTC Commissioner Ramirez stated during Friday’s 10AM press conference that press reports claiming the “FTC confirmed Herbalife to not be a pyramid scheme” were inaccurate The misleading statement that “the FTC concluded Herbalife was not a pyramid scheme” was in an early morning Carl Icahn press release, subsequently filed with the SEC in a 13D/A […]