The Fed/Treasury gave us TARP - How will the SEC Protect the Market from Exposure to Naked Short Sales and other Abusive Transactions?

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a number of measures during the second half of 2008 that limited short selling, particularly the short selling of the stock of financial companies. The SEC’s stated purpose in adopting these measures was to stabilize the financial markets in the United States at a time of unprecedented market turmoil.

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