TITLE

End to Short Sale Ban Lifting Managers' Spirits

AUTHOR(S)
Lavine, Alan
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Money Management Executive;11/10/2008, Vol. 16 Issue 43, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the end of the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) ban on short sales of financial stocks. The three-week SEC ban, which ended in October 9, 2008, caused problems among money managers and has prompted managers to look for alternatives to shorting financial stocks. Statements by money managers regarding the end of this ban are offered.
ACCESSION #
35430477

 

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