05/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

SEC: Short Selling Curbs Out For Comment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday to issue proposed curbs on short selling, including a return of the "uptick rule", for a 60-day public comment period.

The five proposed measures would restrict a type of investing blamed by some lawmakers and executives for worsening the financial crisis and driving down share prices.

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