Public Statement by SEC Chairman:
Naked Short Selling Is One Problem a Slumping Market Shouldn’t Have
Chairman Christopher Cox
SEC.gov, 18 July 2008
The demise of IndyMac, coming on the heels of Bear Stearns’ desperate sale to JPMorgan Chase, is a sure sign of the fragility of today’s markets. What’s needed now, more than ever, is reliable information for investors and confidence that trading can be conducted without the illegal influence of manipulation.