IN 1977, POP MUSICIAN RANDY NEWMAN released a surprise hit song entitled “Short People.” In the lyrics for this satirical novelty song, Mr. Newman lists the flaws and “shortcomings” of the smallest of our fellow men. The song …
The Securities and Exchange Commission today holds its first policymaking session of the year, and under political pressure plans to introduce several proposals to restrict the short-selling of stock that many economists, including …
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Wall Street appears to be tired of Elon Musk overpromising and underdelivering on Tesla's new affordable Model 3 electric car. Shares of Tesla fell 3% Thursday after the company disclosed that it is still having a …
You may have heard of shorting penny stocks, but in case you don’t know how the background process works, we have you covered. As described in the infographic, short selling is not an incredibly complex process. Rather, the art of …
In another sign that some investors speculated against the stocks of airlines whose jets were used in terrorist attacks on New York and the Pentagon, there was a sharp increase in short selling of the stocks of American and United airlines …
The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a temporary ban on short sales of 799 financial stocks on Friday, a move against traders who have sought to profit from the financial crisis by betting against bank shares. The temporary …