Article: Goodbye to Naked Shorting

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Goodbye to Naked Shorting

Floyd Norris

The New York Times, 30 April 2009

Naked short-selling.

In some circles, those are fighting words. There are companies that blame all their problems on that kind of trading, which is illegal if it is intended to manipulate the market. There are claims that it has destroyed thousands of public companies, although those making the claims have trouble naming any such companies.

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