Don't Blame the Shorts!

SEC 'Witch Hunt' Misses Real Cause of Market Ills

On Tuesday, SEC Chairman Christopher Cox launched a two-pronged attack on the financial crisis, which occurred under his watch and with little response until now.

Unfortunately, Cox's efforts are not only too late, but badly executed. Full Story »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Oct. 1, 2008

The video discussion covers the topic better than the text in the article. The interesting themes are the benefits of short selling, and the opinion that the administration is scape goating the short sellers for the financial crisis that has been created by the administration's failure to administrate. The administration announces they are going to prohibit naked short selling, which is already supposedly prohibited.

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Larry Miller
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by Larry Miller - Oct. 1, 2008

The commenters seem to know more about the finer points than the article writer. I continue to be amazed at how corrupt our financial system has become. No hope.

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