SEC Head Doesn’t Foresee U.S. Short Selling Bans

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro yesterday (October 20) said the regulator would not consider short- selling bans such as those under consideration in Europe. “I can’t envision the SEC doing another short-selling ban,” she said, according to a Bloomberg report (“SEC to Weigh Hedge Fund Rule on Systemic Risk Data Analysis”).

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