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Naked Short Selling: A “Wall Street Conspiracy”?

Posted by Larry Doyle on April 17th, 2012 7:54 AM |

Do readers recall Dick Fuld, then CEO of Lehman Brothers, railing against hedge funds that were attacking the once venerable firm by aggressively shorting its stock? Fuld maintained that these aggressors were engaged in a practice known as ‘naked short selling’ and that they brought Lehman to its knees in the process.

The last four years have brought us plenty of intrigue and innuendo about a host of illegal and illicit practices on and off Wall Street, but we have heard and seen little about this practice. Why? What questions need to be addressed on this topic?  (more…)






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