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Short Selling Ban

Short-Selling Bans Didn't Boost Stocks During Crisis, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Bans on short-selling imposed during the financial crisis in the belief that short sales were driving U.S. stock prices...

Four European Countries Ban Short Selling In Order To Protect Markets

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business

Four European countries are banning the short selling of stocks in their markets to try to halt the precipitous plunge in value of troubled European b...

Wall Street Is Right -- This Time

John Standerfer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Standerfer

In this post-Madoff environment, where the SEC needs all the credibility it can muster, it's critical that the agency not provide a knee-jerk response to every whim of the media and politicians.

South Dakota's Bid To Take Over For The SEC And Other Ballot Measures

Wall Street Journal | Dionne Searcey and Easha Anand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Perhaps no state has tapped into the current zeitgeist better than South Dakota, which proposes banning a maneuver some federal officials say contribu...

Short-Selling Ban Expiring: Did It Change Anything?

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Few expect their return, on its own, to spark another precipitous plunge in the stock market. Financial shares have plunged 23 percent since the ban w...

Some Firms Request To Be Removed From Short-Sell Ban List

Clusterstock | John Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The no-short-selling list created by the Securities and Exchange Commission continues to change, as do the rules themselves. On Monday Diamond Hill In...

Clinton Wants Limits On CEO Compensation, Wears Lipstick (VIDEO)

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today on "Street Signs," CNBC's Erin Burnett interviewed Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-New York) on the financial crisis. At the end, on a lighter note, Bur...

Govt trading ban could have unintended results

AP | MARCY GORDON and STEVENSON JACOBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government's unprecedented move Friday to ban people from betting against financial stocks might be a salve for the market's tu...

UK Bans Short Selling On Financials Through January

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Britain's financial regulator said Thursday it was temporarily banning the short-selling of shares in financial companies that are list...

Short Selling Rules Expire Today

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last month, the SEC imposed a temporary rule that requires investors to borrow stock before executing a short sale in 19 major Wall Street firms such ...