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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.

SEC chief says new short-selling rules a priority

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday she is making the issue of new rules restricting short-selling a pr...

Jim Cramer Stock Picks: Worth Shorting

Barron's | Bill Alpert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

THANKS TO HIS NIGHTLY CNBC SHOW Mad Money, Jim Cramer has become the chief cheerleader for the bull market, or what was the bull market until a few we...

SEC: Uptick Rule May Be Reinstated

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Dramatic changes in the global economy may merit restoring a federal rule aimed at preventing a massive plunge in a stock price cau...

Short Sellers Moving On To "Safe" Companies

247wallst.com | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Short sellers are still betting that financial shares will fall but they have boldly moved into shares of companies which are considered healthy, thos...

What Is A Naked Short?: Short-Selling Definitions

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During the present economic crisis, the American public has been pelted with terms like "credit default swap" and "naked shorting," which are enough t...

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 ...