Brandon Kochkodin

Forbes Staff|Business

I'm a graduate of the University of Miami. Before joining Forbes I worked as a reporter and editor at Bloomberg where I covered everything from sports to how negative rates impacted the Black-Scholes model.

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7,035 viewsDec 6, 2023

Despite Talk Of Free Speech, X Appears To Be Muting One Of Its Most-Viewed Tweets

Patrick Green’s views on the pandemic, the Covid vaccine and government policies are stuck in some weird limbo.

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4,720 viewsDec 5, 2023

How Fry’s Electronics Pivoted From Retail To Backing 180%-Interest Consumer Loans

The beloved but bygone retailer has found new life in the financial world as First Electronic Bank.

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1,439 viewsNov 20, 2023

Here Come The Naked Short-Selling Conspiracy Theorists

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the stock market’s No. 1 rule enforcer, is three weeks late in publishing fails-to-deliver data for the first half of October.

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35,058 viewsNov 19, 2023

A Trove Of Precious Gemstones Was Appraised At $3.2 Billion. The Mischief Around It Is Priceless

A listing in the Guinness Book of World Records was followed by a years-long battle over ownership of the Ophir Collection.

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5,657 viewsNov 13, 2023

When It Comes To Home Buying, The Suburbs Are Roaring Back

The pandemic had Americans moving far from cities in 2022. That trend has already reversed, according the latest annual report from the National Association of Realtors.

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7,971 viewsOct 27, 2023

You’ll Never Guess How Snapchat Made Most Of Its Money In The Third Quarter

Snap has a moneymaker on its hands. But it's not a product or service. It's the company's cash in th

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32,078 viewsOct 16, 2023

IPOs Of The Smallest Companies Post Astonishing Failure Rates, But Bankers Still Win

Credulous retail investors are the biggest losers, according to new research.

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8,075 viewsAug 1, 2023

Trump-Linked Stock Scammer Resurfaces With A New Investment Idea

Leslie Greyling hasn’t let a long list of legal troubles keep him from touting stocks that are, shall we say, intriguingly volatile.

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34,609 viewsJul 12, 2023

The Government Is Quietly Suing Its Way To Broader Powers Over Traders

In reshaping 89 years of rules governing who has to register as dealers with the government, the SEC is using the courts to widen its regulatory reach.

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47,819 viewsJun 22, 2023

The Loony Conspiracy Theory Threatening Wall Street

A group of hucksters, led by a cynical lawyer, have conjured an excuse for stock collapses and created a community now talking up violence against anyone in their way.