Guest editorial

September 2011
Law & Financial Markets Review;Sep2011, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p333
Academic Journal
The author focuses on the meaning and implications of short sales. He mentions that in a broad definition, short sales is defined as sales of securities that is not owned by the seller. He states that short selling has the ability to undermine organized markets and enhance market volatility. He adds that bans and restrictions as well as disclosures of short-sales were proved to be ineffective and unrestrictive.


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