Manifesto

the mission of qtr is to: expose and counterbalance the inherent long bias and sensationally euphoric nature of financial media raise critical questions about economic theory and monetary policy being used to micromanage our nation’s economy introduce and advocate for the idea of sound money and conservative fiscal policy work to “pull the curtain back” […]

Herbalife Reportedly “Raided” by FDA in India

The front page of Nagpur Today – an Indian news website – is running with the headline that the “FDA raids Herbalife”: A full version of the article can be read here and includes the following ominous statements, when translated using Google: Nagpur: Keeping mushrooming of nutritional supplement retailers and their dubious activities of dangling […]

Colombian Doctor Claims “Clear Relationship” Between Herbalife Products and Liver Damage

On Friday, QTR was given two new nuggets of information about our friends over at Herbalife. The first was that according to a source close to the matter, the company’s EVP of Finance in China has left the company. This is unconfirmed by QTR so far, though I have had a second source echo that […]

Herbalife China SVP Reportedly “Suddenly Removed” After Company Makes “Anti-Pyramiding” Warning in Last 10-Q

This morning it crossed the wires that Herbalife’s President of Operations in China, Jerry Li, has “suddenly” hit the road. He had been at Herbalife for a decade: Heres a link to the Chinese media article: http://www.cs.com.cn/xwzx/201705/t20170523_5294672.html And the original article: Here’s is a translation of the Chinese article: This comes just days after Herbalife […]

Herbalife: A Devastatingly Perfect Storm that Could Send Shares Under $30

Quoth the Raven Research continues to believe Herbalife is a strong sell with downside of more than 46.3% before the end of 2017 and further downside in following quarters The potential impact of a coming nation-wide documentary has been significantly underestimated and may cause an unprecedented public relations nightmare for the company that it may […]

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 […]

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 […]