Short-Selling Bans Are Counterproductive Panic Policies
A chart on an electronic stock board shows the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong. (Photographer: Jerome Favre/Bloomberg)

Short-Selling Bans Are Counterproductive Panic Policies

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As the markets gyrate wildly, restricting or imposing a ban on short-selling seems like a quick fix. Motivated by a desire to protect investors and markets, such a ban is not only ineffective but a...
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