establishes section devoted to informing investors on issues related to China-based stock promotions. has researched a series of publicly traded companies that have been allowed to register shares of their common stock to traded on the U.S. stock exchanges but whose purported operations are based almost solely in China.’s research has exposed serious regulatory deficiencies including the U. S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s oversight of small U.S. based audit firms that have been allowed to certify these companies’ financial representations to U.S. investors.

In order to better serve investors today created a section where it will post article concerning Chinese stock frauds. This section will be in addition to the section devoted to showing conflicts of interest in the NASDAQ and FINRA’s oversight of listing standards for Chinese firms.

Our first posting is a story from CNN that shows how Chinese companies “rent” white people to pose as executives or clients in front of other parties.

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Manuel Asensio doesn’t bet often. But when he does, it’s wise to pay attention.

Paul Kaihla
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About Our Founder
Learn more about's founder, Manuel P. Asensio, and the website's origins. Click here to be directed to Mr. Asensio’s professional biography.
Media Record
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Asensio and FINRA
Asensio & Company, Inc. and Manuel P. Asensio are the only dedicated short sellers ever to have been members of FINRA. This unique-minority membership created complications in the regulatory relationship. Being the first activist short investors and among the first FINRA member firms with a website added to the complexity. A statement by Mr. Asensio is available here. Information necessary to obtain a meaningful understanding of the dispute is available in complete form HERE.