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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...

Short Sellers Target Walmart Mexico After Probe

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

It looks as if the fallout from the Walmart Mexico bribery scandal is only beginning. Hedge Fund investors say they may short shares of Walmart de...

Transparency by 'Shorts' on 'For-Profit' Schools Needed, Too

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lanny Davis

Wall Street short-seller Steve Eisman gave a speech criticizing for-profit colleges and universities. Stories appeared after the speech that the share values of the companies had dropped -- and that Eisman had "shorted" these stocks.