In your interest.
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No beating about the bush.
The Securities and Exchange Commission banned short-selling in 799 financial stocks in mid-September. In the land of free markets, this was shocking. But controversy around short-selling is as old as the markets. Here is an edited version of an editorial on short-selling that was originally published in the New York Times on 18 October 1930. What is remarkable is that none of the arguments has...