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Naked Short Selling and High Frequency Trading to be Featured on Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies Friday, October 12 at noon CT


HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies will feature naked short selling litigator Wes Christian, CEO Patrick M. Byrne and Robert J. Shapiro, the Chairman and Co-Founder of Sonecon, LLC. They will discuss naked short selling and high frequency trading, as well as The Wall Street Conspiracy (, a new documentary film premiering in Houston at the South Texas College of Law on October 18.  The Wall Street Conspiracy exposes the international collusion surrounding illegal naked short selling.  Listen live at noon central on Friday, October 12 on  CRN Digital Talk Radio Network on CRN 4, broadcast by over 200 affiliate stations nationwide listed at  Winning Strategies is Co-hosted by bond expert Marilyn Cohen, CEO of Envision Capital Management, Inc. ( and is sponsored by Corporate Strategies Merchant Bankers, a First Data institutional representative (  

Previous guests of Tim Connolly's Winning Strategies (formerly Corporate Strategies) have included former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate John McCain,  Loews Corp. Co-Chairman Jonathan Tisch, "Stock Act" original sponsor Congressman Brian Baird,  Linn Energy Chairman and CEO Mark Ellis, President George W. Bush Chief of Staff Andy Card,  Changewave's Tobin Smith, CNBC "Mad Money" Host Jim Cramer, Gamco's Mario Gabelli, Muriel Siebert, Texas oilman Lester Smith, ATP Oil & Gas CFO Albert Reese, CEO of Huntsman Corporation Jon M. Huntsman, Consolidated Graphics CEO Joe Davis, Enterprise Products late CEO Dan Duncan, Celgene's CEO John Jackson, Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta, former Compaq CEO Eckard Pfeiffer, Money Manager Louis Navellier, and many others.

About Wes Christian
Wes Christian is the senior partner at Christian Smith & Jewell (, a nationally acclaimed trial firm.  His cases have appeared in Bloomberg magazine, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. Mr. Christian is a member of the Litigation Council of the State Bar of Texas and also a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.  He is a frequent speaker at CLE seminars.

About Patrick M. Byrne
Patrick M. Byrne launched in 1999 with $1.8 million in revenue. In 2010 Overstock had revenues of $1.2 billion and net income of $14 million. In 2010 Forbes magazine named Overstock the #9 Best Company to Work for in the Country, and Byrne the CEO with the highest employee approval rating (92%). Patrick Byrne is a leading voice in a growing movement convinced that powerful interests on Wall Street are destroying American companies for profit - robbing investors and destabilizing our financial system in the process.

About Robert Shapiro
Dr. Shapiro is Co-Founder and Chairman of Sonecon, LLC, an economic advisory firm that provides in-depth analyses and unique insights into changing economic conditions in the United States and around the world and the impact of government policies on those conditions and the prospects for particular industries.  He has advised, among others, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Jr., British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton; private firms such as Amgen, AT&T, Cisco, Google, Gilead Sciences, NASDAQ, and Fujitsu of Japan; and non-profit organizations including the American Public Transportation Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

About "The Wall Street Conspiracy"
The film walks the viewer through the illegal practice of Naked Short Selling, a process through which trillions of dollars have been stolen from hard working Americans by selling them counterfeit stock that does not exist.  The Wall Street Conspiracy documents how this terrifying flaw in the system, exacerbated by the electronic execution of computerized trades, can destroy good public companies along with millions of jobs at these companies whose stock is being manipulated. 

SOURCE Corporate Strategies