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 […]

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 […]

Betting on Zero: World Premier First Review

I’m glad I don’t work in Herbalife’s PR department. While “Betting on Zero” is not a decidedly anti-Herbalife movie from the onset, its ability to profile real victims, the Wall Street story and the simple truth about the company’s business practices could be absolutely devastating to Herbalife if the film is picked up and distributed on a national scale. And […]

The End is Near for Herbalife As We Know It: Closing Thoughts from QTR

For better or for worse, the Herbalife saga will be over within a matter of weeks, I believe. I believe that enormous change is coming for the multi-level marketing industry – and that this change is going to be a result of a forthcoming decisive action by the FTC suing Herbalife and alleging the company […]

“Herbalife is Definitely Settling with the FTC” and 4 Other Potentially Extremely Dangerous Myths

It’s my belief that Friday’s stock move in Herbalife was nothing more than the financial media not being able to accurately parse out what’s going on with the company, but for the nice job the “Halftime Report” panel did in debunking Tim Ramey’s overly optimistic misinformed hubris, which we will touch on at length. I […]

What Does Herbalife’s New Regulatory Language Really Mean?

Herbalife files Form 10-K yesterday, inclusive of brand new statements regarding FCPA and the FTC’s investigation of the company With the stock marked up after the company’s guide down for Q1 and FY16, it’s clear the market thinks this language is good news Company now seems to know what direction the FTC wants to go […]

Have Herbalife Executives Already Confessed Publicly?

11/27/15 The goal of this article is to review some new evidence and news in the Herbalife story, as well as to make the case that company insiders/top distributors may have already indirectly admitted the company is a deceptive pyramid scheme fraud. Up front, a reminder of what a pyramid scheme is: a company where recruiting […]

Carl Icahn’s “Danger Ahead” Herbalife Hypocricy

9/30/15 As many people know, Carl Icahn released a video called “Danger Ahead” early on Tuesday laying out his reasons for thinking that the market is headed for trouble. Here’s some screenshots from his “public service announcement”: Icahn is, remember, one of Herbalife’s largest shareholders. According to him it’s a great company that helps out “Spanish […]

Herbalife CEO Saw Signs of “Pyramiding” in 2005 – Do Recent Comments & Actions Show No Changes Were Ever Made?

6/25/15 One of the more interesting things to happen in the Herbalife saga lately is tonight’s report by the NY Post’s Michelle Celarier that there is video of the company’s CEO, Michael Johnson, in 2005 saying what appear to be incriminating things about Herbalife. The comments came a short time after Johnson on-boarded at the […]