Comments on: Annals of news-burying, Overstock edition http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Sam E. Antar (convicted felon and former Crazy Eddie CFO) http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-9087 Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:14:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/#comment-9087 Grant Thornton says Overstock.com lied:

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/200 9/11/open-letter-to-securities-and-excha nge_23.html

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By: Don Doukas http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-9081 Tue, 24 Nov 2009 04:50:53 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/#comment-9081 It’s so much of a “non story” that Grant Thornton says Overstock LIED.

http://garyweiss.blogspot.com/2009/11/gr ant-thornton-to-sec-overstockcom-lied.ht ml

http://norris.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/ 23/the-auditor-disagrees-with-overstockc om/

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By: WSJevons http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-9064 Mon, 23 Nov 2009 16:15:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/#comment-9064 They failed to certify their financials. That is, the financial officers of the company will not sign off on SOX compliance.

That surely is not “no story”.

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By: Unsympathetic http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-9061 Mon, 23 Nov 2009 15:07:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/#comment-9061 Felix,
In this case, there is no story with Overstock. The accountant notified them too late to complete formal changes and notifications, so they filed informally. Although it’s surely endless fun to provide links showing Byrne’s fight with short sellers, I’m still curious what the actual issue is with this incident.

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By: P. Jodkins http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-9051 Sun, 22 Nov 2009 18:25:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2009/11/22/annals-of-news-burying-overstock-edition/#comment-9051 Overstock took the joke literally and is literally a joke:

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/200 9/11/open-letter-to-securities-and-excha nge.html

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