In September 2007, almost a year after New Zealand–born billionaire Richard Chandler founded investment firm Orient Global in Singapore, he made a rare appearance at a forum on social responsibility. Abandoning his penchant for privacy, Chandler outlined the link between giving and investing.
At a benefit for pediatric cancer care in London three weeks ago, Carson Block, the 36-year-old short seller whose research helped erase almost $7 billion of market value in China since 2010, unveiled his latest theory.
Carson Block , a gangster rap enthusiast who doesn’t like to give his exact address because he said he’s received death threats, is taking responsibility for billions of dollars in stock declines that have left everyone from John Paulson to Hank Greenberg nursing losses.
NQ Mobile Inc., the Chinese mobile- service provider that short-seller Carson Block has accused of overstating revenue, gained the most in six weeks after increasing its sales forecast and selling a stake in a subsidiary.