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Expanded s11 big investor trading scam (this time printable version,hopefully)

My apologies to those who just saw the preceding trading scam post. This cafe has possessed computers! I've made attempts to fix the problem
S11 Short Selling Bibliography- Updated and expanded long list of s11 insider trading scam by big investors
Last night I posted an article and due using a computer which was acting odd,
the post posted vertically. My apologies. I have not only corrected
the situation, but have found MANY MORE ARTICLES WITH MORE
DETAILS THE TRADING SCAM. I also am not charging for people
to view it (as should everyone--it's an ethical duty,
since spilling the beans on these assholes may prevent a police state!!!

" Short Selling tied to last weeks terrorist act "
Asenio & Company:PR Newswire
Sept. 18th, 2001
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The following is an article from Security Industry Online.
However, you have to haggle with getting that 2 week free
membership so much, that I gave up trying to procure article.
You can get it free of Lexis-nexis news, as well as all other
articles mentions. This is a costly bit of software but
university libraries will generally have it.
I only got as far as finding where the article was in
the archive and am listing it here:
"Anti-money-Laundering Vendors Focus on Brokerages"
By Shane Kite
 http://www.securitiesindustry.com/issue.cfm?id=316

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Treasury Investigating Bond Trading; Securities:
Consultant gave clients details before official announcement
that 30-year sales will be eliminated."
[Home Edition] SIMON KENNEDY; The Los Angeles Times;
Nov 3, 2001; Record edition; pg. C.3
Abstract:
The Treasury leaked its own announcement by inadvertently posting
a statement on its Web site around 9:50 a.m. The department's
Office of Public Affairs issued a statement Wednesday evening
confirming what it called an "inadvertent" leak. "Treasury regrets
this occurred and will work to ensure the integrity of the
announcement process," the statement said.


[Pete Davis], a former congressional aide who attends ...
Abstract:
The Treasury leaked its own announcement by inadvertently
posting a statement on its Web site around 9:50 a.m.
The department's Office of Public Affairs issued a
statement Wednesday evening confirming what it called an
inadvertent" leak. "Treasury regrets this occurred and
will work to ensure the integrity of the announcement
process," the statement said.

[Pete Davis], a former congressional aide who attends ...

This sounds like a very interesting Article. However,
the LA Times are being money groveling scumfucks in
demanding you pay to view the story.
Here's the Url for their archive. Type 'title' to find the article
(or copy and paste it better, yet).

-------------------------------------
"`Insider trading' by terrorists is suspected in Europe"
BRUSSELS -- The president of Germany's central bank
said Saturday there was mounting evidence that people
connected to the attacks in New York and Washington
sought to profit from the tragedy by engaging in ``terrorism
insider trading'' on European stock and commodity markets.
In an article by Mike Ruppert, it was mentioned that Buzz
Krongard, CIA Executive Director is tied to Dd Deutsch Bank
which has ties to former counsel to CIA director George Tenet.
Here's one quote from the article:
"... The source familiar with the United trades identified
Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, the American investment
banking arm of German giant Deutsche Bank, as the
investment bank used to purchase at least some of
hese options... " This was the operation managed by
Krongard until as recently as 1998.
As reported in other news stories, Deutsche Bank
was also the hub of insider trading activity connected
to Munich Re. just before the attacks."
Read more on the connection to insider trading with
the CIA at:
 http://www.copvcia.com/stories/oct_2001/krongard

 http://www.miami.com/herald/content/news/world/digdocs/010764.htm


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
**Due to being sick of being obligated to pay $ to check out sites,
am going to re-post the content of one, since it is telling.**

Trading Probe More Bad News for Cruise Lines page A1
Miami Daily Business Review (also known as South Florida Business Review)
By Anika Myers

"Cruise Lines Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) and Royal
Caribbean Cruise lines (NYSE: RCL) received some
unwanted publicity last week after the US Securities
and Exchange Commission Announced an Investigation
of suspicious trading in 2 Miami based companies.
The regulators are seeking any connection between
terrorist groups and short selling of the cruise lines'
shares, along with the shares of 36 other companies,
immediately before and after the terrorist attacks.
The SEC hasn't contacted representatives of either
cruise line about the progress of the investigation,
according to representatives from both cruise lines.
Both lines declined to comment on the investigation.
The probe follows a spate of bad news for both firms.
Since s11, Royal Caribbean and Carnival have
announced price discounts to spur reservations.
Fluctuating stock prices and investment firms'
bearish-ness about their debt ratings has battered both firms.
RCL last week announced imminent layoffs of up to
100 local employees and that it may delay the construction of new ships.
For it's part, the SEC—which declined to comment
on investigation—on O3 actually announced plans
to ease restrictions on shorting well-known stocks.
The cruise lines hope to assuage potential customers
ears about safety by heightening internal security.
Mike Crye, the president of the International Council
of Cruise Lines, in testimony before the US Senate,
explained that passenger baggage and cargo are
ow screened closely and that cruise ships are
working w/ the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
Service to insure no fugitives board.
ICCL spokesman Molly Mc Pherson declined to
comment on any external or protective measures
that cruise ships might take.
Before the attacks, on Sept. 10, CNL shares were
trading at $28.52. When trading resumed on Sept. 17,
the shares fell to $19.43. At midday, Tues., they traded
at $21.31. They traded at $12.76 on Sept. 17. At midday
Tues. they traded at about $10, about the same
as Monday's closing price."
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Suspicious profits sit uncollected
Airline investors seem to be lying low"
 link to www.sfgate.com
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"SEC wants data-sharing system
Network of brokerages would help trace trades by terrorists"
 link to www.sfgate.com

"Treasury Probing Bond Trades"-- 11/5/01
By SIMON KENNEDY and JUDY MATHEWSON, BLOOMBERG NEWS
 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-000088404nov05.story
_____________________________________________________________________________

U.S. Inquiry Into Trading of Long Bond
 http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/05/business/05TREA.html?searchpv=past7days
______________________________________________________________________________
" SEC investigates pre-attack trading in shares of 38 companies, asks brokerages to review records."
The problem with this article is that Associated Press
charges people to read the articles. Scroll down to see it.
I can't list it's exact location cuz AP is charging $2.50 to
see the fucking article. From what I saw at it using Lexis-Nexis,
it lists more of the companies listed in the SEC's list of companies
being investigated for short selling prior to s11. It says that
General Motors, Raytheon, Morgan Stanley (resident of WTC),
Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, the financial firm Marsh &
McLennan. It mentions the SEC's was posted the Monday
preceding October 3 at the Web site for the Investment Dealers
Association of Canada. Other companies on the list are the parent
companies of major Airlines American, Continental, Delta,
Northwest, Southwest United and USAirways as well as
cruise lines Carnival and Royal Carribean, aircraft maker
Boeing and defense contractor Lockheed Martin.
The article also sez that several insurance companies
are listed. These are: "American International Group,
AXA, Chubb, Cigna, CNA financial, John Hancock
and MetLife."
The article also sez, "Germany's stock market
regulator has said it was looking into the possibility
of suspicious short selling of insurance company
shares- including AXA, a big French company
whose shares also are traded in the US- just before
the terrorist attacks. As with put- options, investors
who engage in short selling are betting the price of
the stock will fall. The list of the 38 companies also
include American Express; Bank of New York; Bank
One; Bear Stearns; Citigroup; Hercules; L-3 Communications
Holdings; LTV Corp; Lone Star Technologies;
rogressive Corp; Royal Sun & Alliance; XL Capital;
and W.R. Grace."
Hey, doesn't that Lone Star Technologies make ya
think maybe even Dubya or some of his friends
were selling their stock as puts. This being in Tex-ass.
Ya gotta follow the locations as well as the money.
 http://wire.ap.org/?FRONTID=HOME&SITE=OHCPO&enter=Go

A few articles mention the Chicago Board Options
Exhange as being the original firm to notice the
odd trading which occured prior to s11. The AP article
I read in my local paper said that on Sept 10th tons
of put-options were sold for AMR and UAL. Also, suspicious
trading activity occured heavily on s6 thru s7.

The website for CBOE is:  http://www.cboe.com

"Suspiciously Timed Bets Against Airlines Expires Today"
USA Today
 http://www.usatoday.com/money/stocks/2001-10-19-puts.htm

Treasury Investigating Bond Trading
 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-000087933nov03.story

"Terrorists trailed at CBOE"  http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/cst-nws-trade20.html

"Probe of options trading link to attacks confirmed"
 http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/cst-fin-trade21.html
____________________________________________________________________________
"CBOE probes reports of unusual trading before attacks"  http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/18cboe.html
____________________________________________________________________________
"Brokerage Firms Across America look for suspicious trading: German gov't freezes 214 accounts suspected with having ties with the terrorists"
This mentions list of 38 companies being investigated by the SEC. However, the SEC won't talk about it. Source- public radio show: "Market Place."
 http://www.marketplace.org/shows/2001/10/papertrail_02.html

Here's a link I obtained from this article which mentions a few of the firms:
 link to www.globeandmail.com

____________________________________________________________________________
"Terrorists Suspected of Profiteering"
Calgary-Herald. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001. Good fucking luck
finding it online. You have to mail order their archives dating
back prior to 14 days ago. If you have Lexis-Nexis (universities
do) you can read the article. My sympathies.
Well, hopefully this will give you some places to begin
investigating this. With it being clear that Bush told the FBI
and crew to lay off Bin Laden and his family (see: article from the Times of India:  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow.asp?art_id=1030259305
See this too:
 http://www.indymedia.org/print.php3?article_id=85496

In conclusion
Something is up in the White House. I mean, when
ya figure that Bush and Bin Laden were once business
partners of sorts (I will have to dig for that article, thank you)
and that Bush would suck up to get Saudi Oil, you begin to
wonder. Then, when Market Place, the public radio stock
market reporting show which airs on my local station at
six, is ACTUALLY TALKING ABOUT OIL MOTIVATING
THIS WAR, you have to just sit back and shit a twinkie.
I AM DEAD SERIOUS. Here is the intro of the article:
"As the President and his advisors plan U.S. operations
against terrorism, their first goal is, clearly, to root out
Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda network. Not far
from their minds, though, must be America's long-term
oil interests in the region. How concerns about oil may
impact how this war is fought and may explain why
it started in the first place. This month on Marketplace
and the Marketplace Morning Report, we'll take a look
at the war against terrorism and how it relates to the
politics and economics of oil."  http://www.marketplace.org

Here are some additional articles I lifted of this Indymedia post, ( http://www.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=86153 )
which are also about the insider trading. I figure that
this ultra concise listing of articles will cut some slack
for those new to indymedia, confused by the undercover
cops who write in or who just simply have a memory
like a sieve!! I also, recommend reading this article,
as the author also is attempting to archive other aspects
of s11 which don't add up in the media's accounts.

The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the world's biggest options
market, has joined a widening probe of whether terrorists may have
profited from bearish trades in airline, insurance and brokerage
stocks before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
- Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2001
 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-091901trading.story


German central bank president Ernst Welteke said a study
by his bank strongly points to "terrorism insider trading"
not only in shares of heavily affected industries such as
airlines and insurance companies, but also in gold and oil.
- Fox News, September 22, 2001
 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,34910,00.html


Central banks and supervisory bodies in New York and
across Europe are conducting investigations into what one
European central banker says are ever-clearer signs of
market manipulation.
- CNN, September 24, 2001
 http://fyi.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/09/24/gen.europe.shortselling/


Last week, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman
Harvey Pitt said the SEC was examining all unusual trading
activity of stocks most severely affected by the Sept. 11
attacks. The SEC is investigating whether people
associated with the terrorists might have tried to profit
from the catastrophe by engaging in risky trading strategies
that would have paid big profits when airlines and other stocks
plunged.
- USA Today, September 26, 2001
 http://www.usatoday.com/money/general/2001-09-26-suspicious-trading.htm


SEC Probes Suspicious Trading There was unusually heavy
trading in airline and other affected stocks several days before
the attacks, essentially betting on a coming decline in their value.
- Washington Post, October 2, 2001
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59537-2001Oct2.html


The Wall Street Journal reported on October 2 that the
ongoing investigation by the SEC into suspicious stock
trades had been joined by a Secret Service probe into
an unusually high volume of five-year US Treasury
note purchases prior to the attacks. The Treasury note
transactions included... A SINGLE $5 BILLION TRADE.
- The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2001
 http://www.wsws.org/articles/2001/oct2001/bond-o05.shtml


"To date, there are no flags or indicators" showing that
terrorists used trading strategies known as "short selling"
to profit from the attacks, Dennis Lormel, chief of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation's financial crimes unit,
told a congressional committee on Oct. 3. Some experts
now say they doubt that such a scheme took place.
What appears to be suspicious activity in some stocks
may turn out to have been legitimate trading, they say.
- Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2001
 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-000083041oct18.story



S11 Short Selling Bibliography- Updated and expanded long list of s11 insider trading scam by big investors
Last night I posted an article and due using a computer which was acting odd,
the post posted vertically. My apologies. I have not only corrected
the situation, but have found MANY MORE ARTICLES WITH MORE
DETAILS THE TRADING SCAM. I also am not charging for people
to view it (as should everyone--it's an ethical duty,
since spilling the beans on these assholes may prevent a police state!!!

" Short Selling tied to last weeks terrorist act "
Asenio & Company:PR Newswire
Sept. 18th, 2001
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
The following is an article from Security Industry Online.
However, you have to haggle with getting that 2 week free
membership so much, that I gave up trying to procure article.
You can get it free of Lexis-nexis news, as well as all other
articles mentions. This is a costly bit of software but
university libraries will generally have it.
I only got as far as finding where the article was in
the archive and am listing it here:
"Anti-money-Laundering Vendors Focus on Brokerages"
By Shane Kite
 http://www.securitiesindustry.com/issue.cfm?id=316

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Treasury Investigating Bond Trading; Securities:
Consultant gave clients details before official announcement
that 30-year sales will be eliminated."
[Home Edition] SIMON KENNEDY; The Los Angeles Times;
Nov 3, 2001; Record edition; pg. C.3
Abstract:
The Treasury leaked its own announcement by inadvertently posting
a statement on its Web site around 9:50 a.m. The department's
Office of Public Affairs issued a statement Wednesday evening
confirming what it called an "inadvertent" leak. "Treasury regrets
this occurred and will work to ensure the integrity of the
announcement process," the statement said.


[Pete Davis], a former congressional aide who attends ...
Abstract:
The Treasury leaked its own announcement by inadvertently
posting a statement on its Web site around 9:50 a.m.
The department's Office of Public Affairs issued a
statement Wednesday evening confirming what it called an
inadvertent" leak. "Treasury regrets this occurred and
will work to ensure the integrity of the announcement
process," the statement said.

[Pete Davis], a former congressional aide who attends ...

This sounds like a very interesting Article. However,
the LA Times are being money groveling scumfucks in
demanding you pay to view the story.
Here's the Url for their archive. Type 'title' to find the article
(or copy and paste it better, yet).

-------------------------------------
"`Insider trading' by terrorists is suspected in Europe"
BRUSSELS -- The president of Germany's central bank
said Saturday there was mounting evidence that people
connected to the attacks in New York and Washington
sought to profit from the tragedy by engaging in ``terrorism
insider trading'' on European stock and commodity markets.
In an article by Mike Ruppert, it was mentioned that Buzz
Krongard, CIA Executive Director is tied to Dd Deutsch Bank
which has ties to former counsel to CIA director George Tenet.
Here's one quote from the article:
"... The source familiar with the United trades identified
Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown, the American investment
banking arm of German giant Deutsche Bank, as the
investment bank used to purchase at least some of
hese options... " This was the operation managed by
Krongard until as recently as 1998.
As reported in other news stories, Deutsche Bank
was also the hub of insider trading activity connected
to Munich Re. just before the attacks."
Read more on the connection to insider trading with
the CIA at:
 http://www.copvcia.com/stories/oct_2001/krongard

 http://www.miami.com/herald/content/news/world/digdocs/010764.htm


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
**Due to being sick of being obligated to pay $ to check out sites,
am going to re-post the content of one, since it is telling.**

Trading Probe More Bad News for Cruise Lines page A1
Miami Daily Business Review (also known as South Florida Business Review)
By Anika Myers

"Cruise Lines Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) and Royal
Caribbean Cruise lines (NYSE: RCL) received some
unwanted publicity last week after the US Securities
and Exchange Commission Announced an Investigation
of suspicious trading in 2 Miami based companies.
The regulators are seeking any connection between
terrorist groups and short selling of the cruise lines'
shares, along with the shares of 36 other companies,
immediately before and after the terrorist attacks.
The SEC hasn't contacted representatives of either
cruise line about the progress of the investigation,
according to representatives from both cruise lines.
Both lines declined to comment on the investigation.
The probe follows a spate of bad news for both firms.
Since s11, Royal Caribbean and Carnival have
announced price discounts to spur reservations.
Fluctuating stock prices and investment firms'
bearish-ness about their debt ratings has battered both firms.
RCL last week announced imminent layoffs of up to
100 local employees and that it may delay the construction of new ships.
For it's part, the SEC—which declined to comment
on investigation—on O3 actually announced plans
to ease restrictions on shorting well-known stocks.
The cruise lines hope to assuage potential customers
ears about safety by heightening internal security.
Mike Crye, the president of the International Council
of Cruise Lines, in testimony before the US Senate,
explained that passenger baggage and cargo are
ow screened closely and that cruise ships are
working w/ the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
Service to insure no fugitives board.
ICCL spokesman Molly Mc Pherson declined to
comment on any external or protective measures
that cruise ships might take.
Before the attacks, on Sept. 10, CNL shares were
trading at $28.52. When trading resumed on Sept. 17,
the shares fell to $19.43. At midday, Tues., they traded
at $21.31. They traded at $12.76 on Sept. 17. At midday
Tues. they traded at about $10, about the same
as Monday's closing price."
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Suspicious profits sit uncollected
Airline investors seem to be lying low"
 link to www.sfgate.com
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"SEC wants data-sharing system
Network of brokerages would help trace trades by terrorists"
 link to www.sfgate.com

"Treasury Probing Bond Trades"-- 11/5/01
By SIMON KENNEDY and JUDY MATHEWSON, BLOOMBERG NEWS
 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-000088404nov05.story
_____________________________________________________________________________

U.S. Inquiry Into Trading of Long Bond
 http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/05/business/05TREA.html?searchpv=past7days
______________________________________________________________________________
" SEC investigates pre-attack trading in shares of 38 companies, asks brokerages to review records."
The problem with this article is that Associated Press
charges people to read the articles. Scroll down to see it.
I can't list it's exact location cuz AP is charging $2.50 to
see the fucking article. From what I saw at it using Lexis-Nexis,
it lists more of the companies listed in the SEC's list of companies
being investigated for short selling prior to s11. It says that
General Motors, Raytheon, Morgan Stanley (resident of WTC),
Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, the financial firm Marsh &
McLennan. It mentions the SEC's was posted the Monday
preceding October 3 at the Web site for the Investment Dealers
Association of Canada. Other companies on the list are the parent
companies of major Airlines American, Continental, Delta,
Northwest, Southwest United and USAirways as well as
cruise lines Carnival and Royal Carribean, aircraft maker
Boeing and defense contractor Lockheed Martin.
The article also sez that several insurance companies
are listed. These are: "American International Group,
AXA, Chubb, Cigna, CNA financial, John Hancock
and MetLife."
The article also sez, "Germany's stock market
regulator has said it was looking into the possibility
of suspicious short selling of insurance company
shares- including AXA, a big French company
whose shares also are traded in the US- just before
the terrorist attacks. As with put- options, investors
who engage in short selling are betting the price of
the stock will fall. The list of the 38 companies also
include American Express; Bank of New York; Bank
One; Bear Stearns; Citigroup; Hercules; L-3 Communications
Holdings; LTV Corp; Lone Star Technologies;
rogressive Corp; Royal Sun & Alliance; XL Capital;
and W.R. Grace."
Hey, doesn't that Lone Star Technologies make ya
think maybe even Dubya or some of his friends
were selling their stock as puts. This being in Tex-ass.
Ya gotta follow the locations as well as the money.
 http://wire.ap.org/?FRONTID=HOME&SITE=OHCPO&enter=Go

A few articles mention the Chicago Board Options
Exhange as being the original firm to notice the
odd trading which occured prior to s11. The AP article
I read in my local paper said that on Sept 10th tons
of put-options were sold for AMR and UAL. Also, suspicious
trading activity occured heavily on s6 thru s7.

The website for CBOE is:  http://www.cboe.com

"Suspiciously Timed Bets Against Airlines Expires Today"
USA Today
 http://www.usatoday.com/money/stocks/2001-10-19-puts.htm

Treasury Investigating Bond Trading
 http://www.latimes.com/business/la-000087933nov03.story

"Terrorists trailed at CBOE"  http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/cst-nws-trade20.html

"Probe of options trading link to attacks confirmed"
 http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/cst-fin-trade21.html
____________________________________________________________________________
"CBOE probes reports of unusual trading before attacks"  http://www.suntimes.com/terror/stories/18cboe.html
____________________________________________________________________________
"Brokerage Firms Across America look for suspicious trading: German gov't freezes 214 accounts suspected with having ties with the terrorists"
This mentions list of 38 companies being investigated by the SEC. However, the SEC won't talk about it. Source- public radio show: "Market Place."
 http://www.marketplace.org/shows/2001/10/papertrail_02.html

Here's a link I obtained from this article which mentions a few of the firms:
 link to www.globeandmail.com

____________________________________________________________________________
"Terrorists Suspected of Profiteering"
Calgary-Herald. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001. Good fucking luck
finding it online. You have to mail order their archives dating
back prior to 14 days ago. If you have Lexis-Nexis (universities
do) you can read the article. My sympathies.
Well, hopefully this will give you some places to begin
investigating this. With it being clear that Bush told the FBI
and crew to lay off Bin Laden and his family (see: article from the Times of India:  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow.asp?art_id=1030259305
See this too:
 http://www.indymedia.org/print.php3?article_id=85496

In conclusion
Something is up in the White House. I mean, when
ya figure that Bush and Bin Laden were once business
partners of sorts (I will have to dig for that article, thank you)
and that Bush would suck up to get Saudi Oil, you begin to
wonder. Then, when Market Place, the public radio stock
market reporting show which airs on my local station at
six, is ACTUALLY TALKING ABOUT OIL MOTIVATING
THIS WAR, you have to just sit back and shit a twinkie.
I AM DEAD SERIOUS. Here is the intro of the article:
"As the President and his advisors plan U.S. operations
against terrorism, their first goal is, clearly, to root out
Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda network. Not far
from their minds, though, must be America's long-term
oil interests in the region. How concerns about oil may
impact how this war is fought and may explain why
it started in the first place. This month on Marketplace
and the Marketplace Morning Report, we'll take a look
at the war against terrorism and how it relates to the
politics and economics of oil."  http://www.marketplace.org

Here are some additional articles I lifted of this Indymedia post, ( http://www.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=86153 )
which are also about the insider trading. I figure that
this ultra concise listing of articles will cut some slack
for those new to indymedia, confused by the undercover
cops who write in or who just simply have a memory
like a sieve!! I also, recommend reading this article,
as the author also is attempting to archive other aspects
of s11 which don't add up in the media's accounts.

The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the world's biggest options
market, has joined a widening probe of whether terrorists may have
profited from bearish trades in airline, insurance and brokerage
stocks before the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
- Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2001
 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-091901trading.story


German central bank president Ernst Welteke said a study
by his bank strongly points to "terrorism insider trading"
not only in shares of heavily affected industries such as
airlines and insurance companies, but also in gold and oil.
- Fox News, September 22, 2001
 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,34910,00.html


Central banks and supervisory bodies in New York and
across Europe are conducting investigations into what one
European central banker says are ever-clearer signs of
market manipulation.
- CNN, September 24, 2001
 http://fyi.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/09/24/gen.europe.shortselling/


Last week, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman
Harvey Pitt said the SEC was examining all unusual trading
activity of stocks most severely affected by the Sept. 11
attacks. The SEC is investigating whether people
associated with the terrorists might have tried to profit
from the catastrophe by engaging in risky trading strategies
that would have paid big profits when airlines and other stocks
plunged.
- USA Today, September 26, 2001
 http://www.usatoday.com/money/general/2001-09-26-suspicious-trading.htm


SEC Probes Suspicious Trading There was unusually heavy
trading in airline and other affected stocks several days before
the attacks, essentially betting on a coming decline in their value.
- Washington Post, October 2, 2001
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59537-2001Oct2.html


The Wall Street Journal reported on October 2 that the
ongoing investigation by the SEC into suspicious stock
trades had been joined by a Secret Service probe into
an unusually high volume of five-year US Treasury
note purchases prior to the attacks. The Treasury note
transactions included... A SINGLE $5 BILLION TRADE.
- The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2001
 http://www.wsws.org/articles/2001/oct2001/bond-o05.shtml


"To date, there are no flags or indicators" showing that
terrorists used trading strategies known as "short selling"
to profit from the attacks, Dennis Lormel, chief of
the Federal Bureau of Investigation's financial crimes unit,
told a congressional committee on Oct. 3. Some experts
now say they doubt that such a scheme took place.
What appears to be suspicious activity in some stocks
may turn out to have been legitimate trading, they say.
- Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2001
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