This is a stunning piece of journalism. We know moved the markets on the night of the referendum with & made his hedge fund pals billions. But has the inside account of how. Warning: long & fury-inducing.
BREAKING NEWS: The Men Who made Money From Brexit and will continue to get richer whilst ordinary Brits get poorer. 'How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash' via
I am assuming the ⁦⁩ and ⁦⁩ will be reading this impressive expose by ⁦⁩ of what looks like market manipulation on the night the UK chose Brexit - and Sterling first rose and then slumped
Hard to imagine did this for free... is there more to come on this extraordinary story in which a bunch of hedge funds made hundreds of millions from Brexit?
Exclusive: Bloomberg spent seven months talking to more than 30 polling-company executives, consultants and traders to unpack #Brexit night and what was one of the most profitable single days in the history of their industry.
Hedge funds made millions from the pound's Brexit crash. spent 7 months investigating how
Huge & shocking scoop by . Among the findings: When the Brexit vote closed & Nigel Farage said on TV that Remain had won, a hedge fund led by one of his top fundraisers made $300 million shorting the pound. There's more.
Public service announcement. Tweeting an article & writing it *are not the same*. Have we cleared that one up? Jolly good. So here's the brilliant Bloomberg investigation on £££ made in Brexit from last year. Including 'questions still to answer' Farage...
Hedge funds made millions from the pound's Brexit crash. spent 7 months investigating how
Brexit’s Big Short: How Pollsters Helped Hedge Funds Beat the Crash
I urge every youngster to go read this very important article.
I’ve spent most of today veering between panic, rage & despair. Rage because of this piece which has revealed another total car crash of referendum immorality/illegality. It’s so wonderful the serious journalists are now showing up. But it’s just so late
When I was starting out in Fleet St this was the kind of piece that would have got editors really excited. Today so many papers so biased they won’t touch it, too many lazy types just churning out crap elsewhere, and broadcasters fearing it is too complex
MUST READ: how private polls and Nigel Farage’s “concession” early on EU referendum night allowed hedge funds to get rich on Brexit as the pound crashed. Fascinating investigation by
Nigel Farage told Bloomberg that he knew about a Survation exit poll – that predicted Leave would win – before giving at least one public "concession"
If you are *AT ALL* interested in Brexit, Nigel Farage, polling, hedge funds and dubious behavior, you need to read this story
here's the really fun paragraph in this compelling Bloomberg hedge fund / Brexit story
Remarkable investigation about how private polling – and a timely "concession" allowed hedge funds to make millions on the day of the Brexit vote
How a top Brexit/Farage fundraiser, Crispin Odey, made $300m shorting the £ based on false statements by Nigel Farage and inside info from pollsters the night of the Brexit referendum. fantastic reporting from Bloomberg via
Finally made it through this very important piece. Came away wondering if #Brexit wasn't just a huge scam concocted by fund managers. The section two-thirds of the way down where a squirming Nigel Farage changes his story, what, four times? Priceless.
Nigel Farage, incidentally, is a person of interest to the FBI. And on referendum night, this is what he did. He's not just corrupt. He's a criminal.
WARNING: Insider dealing - why aren't the #FCA and SEC investigating #NigelFarage and others 'How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash' via
Behind the scenes, a small group of people had a secret—and billions of dollars were at stake... pollsters sold hedge funds critical, advance information, including data that would have been illegal for them to give the public.
Not a single reference in FT to best piece of financial investigative journalism last year. No ‘conspiracy’ just facts about how hedge funds shorted Brexit. And relevant context about alleged political manipulation of market. (By FT rival: Bloomberg)
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash
An important piece by on Nigel Farage and why he conceded defeat (when he apparently knew they'd won)
Remember when Nigel Farage conceded defeat very early on the night of the referendum? The £ rose but then crashed when it turned out Leave had won. Hedge fund managers made millions. Coincidence? Fascinating insight from Bloomberg.
EUROPEAN COVER: How hedge funds made millions on Nigel Farage's big Brexit night
‘Farage said twice on election night Leave had likely lost, when he had information suggesting his side had won.’
Exclusive: How pollsters helped hedge funds make millions on Brexit referendum night
A few ultra-wealthy people made a huge amount of money on the night of the #Brexit referendum. Nigel Farage helped them do it. And he's lied repeatedly about this. Enjoying your #BrexitDividend, Nigel?
Democracy as a financial plaything. Well done with the "taking back control" thing, tho.
STORY alert. Remember those two apparent concessions Nigel Farage made on the night of the Brexit vote? That sent the pound skywards before it crashed down with a bang hours later? Bloomberg reports that made trader mates of his millions shorting the £
Exclusive: the inside story of how hedge funds made millions on Brexit with a little help from their friends in the private polling industry. Our latest. With the inestimable ⁦⁩ & ⁦
IS this the real Brexit scandal? Serious serious questions for Nigel Farage to answer, let alone the hedge funds over their use of polling data on the referendum vote. Astonishing investigation by
Private Brexit polls—and a timely ‘concession’ from the face of Leave—allowed hedge funds to make millions off the pound’s collapse.
Brexit's big short: How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's crash
On the night of the Brexit referendum the British pound went into free fall, but while many watched with horror, a handful of hedge funds were making staggering profits. This is the story of the #Brexit Big Short.
I wonder how much cash Nigel Farage, Arron Banks, Jacob Rees-Mogg and the rest have riding on a no-deal Brexit? Brexiters have been utterly owned by these Disaster Capitalists! #Brexit #FBPE #OFOC #FFS #StopBrexitSaveBritain
Rupert Murdoch is the former father in law of #CrispinOdey, #disasterCapitalist who made 220 million shorting pound on referendum night with private vote leave exit polls. He has bet on fall of pound again & demise of UK business.
Extraordinary. Shady money in politics is nothing new. But the degree of apparent white collar crime that accompanied two of the most influential Western elxns in generations is astounding. And still we wait for genuine consequences in both the UK & US.
I wonder how much cash Nigel Farage, Arron Banks, Jacob Rees-Mogg and the rest have riding on a no-deal Brexit? Brexiters have been utterly owned by these Disaster Capitalists! #Brexit #FarageOnLBC #StopBrexitSaveBritain
Remember how Nigel Farage conceded defeat for the Leave campaign immediately after the Brexit polls closed? Now read on...
People are poised to earn millions from the UK's departure from the EU while those that may have made it happen use food banks.
Best read of the day? This by et al, on betting on Brexit
This is, um, interesting, in all sorts of ways
and here's the piece ... a good weekend long read
Best story I've read in a while: How a group of hedge funds used private polls to make millions off the Brexit vote
The Brexit Short: How Hedge Funds Used Private Polls to Make Millions
Remember those concessions by Nigel Farage on Brexit night? Read 's dive into the murky world of polling, hedge funds & why the pound did what it did that night
The Q "Can we trust the pollsters?" gets another layer. How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash via
Key question from investigation on Brexit's big short: how many people can you show private advance polling before you break the law?
After reading this Bloomberg report, I have only one question: why is this legal?
It is 2am and I am lying awake reading one of the most jaw-dropping stories I’ve ever seen
Murkier and murkier ... long but fascinating report on ⁦⁩ and pals, money-hungry pollsters, and even hungrier hedge funds shorting the pound to make fortunes out of referendum night
⁦.⁩ not sure if this is your territory but if not I hope you make sure relevant select committee chair sees. I’m sure ⁦⁩ would want to clear up any misunderstandings. As for the pollsters ... Jeez
Lots of very rich people will be getting even richer with No-Deal Brexit. But sure...it’s “for the people.” #bbcqt #Yellowhammer #blackswan
This is just an absolutely massive investigation by ⁦⁩ revealing how British polling companies helped hedge funds make millions off the Brexit vote (and did the same around the Scottish referendum)
here is on an important 'might'. this is must-read by all of global wall street . here is the original story
Making money out of #Brexit (How some of the hedge funds made fat profits on Sterling's move, the night of the referendum)
The likelihood of going to prison is rising by the day... "How pollsters and #VoteLeave helped hedge funds beat the pound's #Brexit crash" via
Brexit’s Big Short: How Pollsters Helped Hedge Funds Beat the Crash. A must read investigation by my colleagues Cam Simpson, &
Long read but well worth it.
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash via
Been waiting for an investigation into this! Great piece by on the #Brexit Short: "How Hedge Funds Used Private Polls to Make Millions"
Who knew what and when? And did anyone knowingly mislead?
The Brexit Short: How Hedge Funds Used Private Polls to Make Millions - an impressive read from
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash via
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash via
Nigel Farage "twice told the world on election night that Leave had likely lost, when he had information suggesting his side had actually won", allowing him to reap the benefits of a massive short sell. Incredible investigation by
manipulation of the masses rarely benefits the masses.
What a humdinger of a story. The Big Short II.
The hinge here is Farage's concession speech on the night. Maybe it was part of a hedge fund conspiracy. Alternately, like pretty much everyone else is the country, very much including we who supported #Brexit, he believed Remain would prevail.
Not quite Britain First...
Fascinating reading. It will make you angry.
In this extraordinary story-that-keeps-giving that is “voice of the people” , Referendum night, “Brexit means Brexit” and… you know the one - this surely most pertinent so far. What has to happen for normal service to be so far removed?
ICYMI: This #longread was equal parts fascinating and horrifying - The #Brexit Short: How Hedge Funds Used Private Polls to Make Millions
For example
How market moving polls and statements allowed hedge funds to make 100s of millions from #brexit
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash via
The Brexit Short: How Hedge Funds Used Private Polls to Make Millions
Astonishing piece on pre-Brexit polls and the hedge funds that used them to make a fortune
How pollsters helped hedge funds beat the pound's Brexit crash - via