Naked Capitalism

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Naked Capitalism is a blog published by Susan Webber, the principal of Aurora Advisors, Inc., a management consulting firm, and author of ECONned. Webber authors the blog under a pen name, Yves Smith. The blog deals with finance and economic news and analysis, with a focus on legal and ethical issues of the banking industry and the mortgage foreclosure process.[1] The blog reports on the worldwide effects of the banking crisis of 2008, the 2007–2012 global financial crisis, and the aftermath of all related events. Naked Capitalism has been critical of economic inequality and American politics.

The blog was ranked seventh in business authority by Technorati in 2011.[2] During 2013, Naked Capitalism was the fourth most visited business and economics blog on the web.[3]


  1. ^ "Yves Smith Interview about ECONned and naked capitalism". Trading Diary. 26 April 2010. Retrieved 21 Feb 2011. 
  2. ^ "naked capitalism". Technorati. San Francisco, CA: Technorati Media. Archived from the original on Feb 21, 2011. Retrieved Feb 21, 2011. 
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