Article: Will Naked Short Sellers Torpedo The Trump Bull Market?

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Will Naked Short Sellers Torpedo The Trump Bull Market?

Richard Levick

Forbes, 26 September 2018

Nevermind the succession of new tariffs that beclouds the prospect of sustained economic growth. Some observers believe even greater threats to the “Trump Rally” are rooted deep within our financial markets – specifically, in the sort of systematized and pandemic short-selling that can roil market innovators like Tesla, not to mention small and midcap companies that are much more vulnerable to manipulation. One might wonder which burgeoning new industries are on the current hit list. Publicly traded marijuana companies are mentioned often.

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