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Do you know what your broker is doing with your shares?

December 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Multiple lending? Huh?!

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Tags: Credit Crisis · Short Selling

Shorts should pre-borrow shares to end abusive shorting

June 5th, 2009 · Comments Off on Shorts should pre-borrow shares to end abusive shorting

A curiously argued article, it starts off well, but then loses it’s way, just as the SEC…

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Possible measures curbing short selling

April 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Possible measures curbing short selling

And here are the measures that are discussed today by the SEC on further curbing naked short selling..

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Short Squeeze

April 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on Short Squeeze

Although some basically deny its existence, but the figures are heavily against them. Finally the SEC seems to be stepping up the plate..

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New rules against abusive shorting in the make

March 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on New rules against abusive shorting in the make

A couple of articles on new rules against manipulative shorting that are in the works. The second article shows that the SEC, mulling over a reinstatement of some form of the uptick rule, still doesn’t quite get it..

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Implicating abusive naked shorting in the financial crisis

March 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

The evidence increases that naked shorting has played at least some role in the market fall last year. Four our featured company, InterOil, this is also very important, because it has been on the receiving end of this as well…

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Some sensible advice from Forbes

March 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Some sensible advice from Forbes

All three are good points, but there are a couple of caveats..

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Tags: Credit Crisis · Short Selling

A come-uppance of sorts. The mother of all short squeezes

October 31st, 2008 · Comments Off on A come-uppance of sorts. The mother of all short squeezes

The tables are turned, for once. Could be the mother of all short-squeezes. The crying wolf of the victims is especially noteworthy. Shorting, by legal or illegal means, can really create havoc on companies, some examples: AIG (according to Jim Cramer) Morgan Stanley (according to Mark Mitchell) STT (according to Jim Cramer) InterOil (figures from […]

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The Attack on Morgan Stanley

October 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

We’ve argued before that the SEC is completely useless in stopping naked short-selling, even if it is at least partly responsible for the troubles of the financial system.

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The End of Naked-Short-Selling?

October 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Will the amended rule 204T once and for all kill the nefarious practice of naked short-selling? Well.. at least the SEC admits there is a huge problem, that’s a start. The jury is out whether the new “interim final temporary rule” will work and the persistent problem of large quantities of undelivered shares will be […]

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