SEC Short Selling Pinch Could Hurt Equity Mart

17 Sep 2008

A Securities and Exchange Commission regulation that as of 12.01a.m. will disallow naked short selling is expected to have severe implications for over-the-counter equity derivative market, by forcing the business into the hands of fewer players.

--Jeanine Prezioso

A Securities and Exchange Commission regulation that as of 12.01a.m. will disallow naked short selling is expected to have severe implications for the over-the-counter equity derivative market, by forcing the business into the hands of fewer players.

In short selling, participants do not need to physically borrow stock ...

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