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  • Short the Industrial Sector: Equity Strategist Friday, 26 Sep 2008 | 5:10 AM ET

    Those looking for opportunities to short stocks and want to avoid the ban can bet on a downturn in the industrial sector, Simon Goodfellow, Head of European Equity Strategy Research, ING Wholesale Banking told CNBC on Friday.

  • Russia: Short-Sellers' Paradise? Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | 12:33 PM ET

    Traders are passing around this document which purportedly lifts the ban on short selling in Russia. Those who are adamantly opposed to a blanket ban on short selling are claiming this makes Russia more of a capitalist country than we are.

  • How Will the Bailout Work? No One Actually Knows Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Having trouble understanding the Wall Street rescue plan? Think of it in terms of some popular TV shows: "Who’s the Boss?" "Deal or No Deal" and "Jeopardy."

  • Investigation Widens Into Unusual Oil Price Rise Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 10:46 AM ET

    Federal regulators have subpoenaed recent trading records from several Nymex traders as part of a widening investigation into the sharp rise in oil prices on Monday, reports the New York Times.

  • NY Insurance Honcho on CDS Move: No Land Grab Wednesday, 24 Sep 2008 | 8:24 AM ET

    Why is New York moving to regulate a complicated part of the derivative market? Because no one else was keeping an eye on it, says the state's insurance chief.

  • Short Positions Won't Be Disclosed Immediately: SEC Sunday, 21 Sep 2008 | 7:35 PM ET

    Institutional money managers will not have to disclose their short positions to the public immediately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Sunday

  • Today's Top Videos:  Short-Selling, Gold & More... Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 8:04 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses a comprehensive approach to market developments, while Gold was up over 15% over the past two days but took a beating this morning. Following are today's top videos:

  • Big Rally Leaves Dow Off Just 40 for Week Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    This week's wild ride on Wall Street literally mimicked a rollercoaster ride: a couple of stomach-turning drops before coasting to the end and dropping you off exactly where you started.  After being down by nearly 1000 points at Wednesday's close, the Dow clawed back those 1000 points in the following two days leaving the blue-chip index off just about 40 points from where it ended last Friday!

  • Who's In? Who's Out. Another Look at No-Short List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:12 PM ET

    Several companies with large operations in the financial services sector are looking to be added to the government's list of stocks that cannot be sold short.

  • Poll: What Do You Think? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 4:03 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily banned short-selling on 799 financial stocks to boost investor confidence on Friday, one day after the UK Financial Services Authority took a similar step. Take our poll:

  • Dow Soars as Financials Jump Over 20% Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 2:48 PM ET

    This week's wild ride on Wall Street is starting to look like just that — a ride — because the Dow is on track to end roughly where it was last Friday.

  • GE Expected to Be Added to SEC's No-Short List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    General Electric is expected to be added to a list of financial stocks that can no longer be sold short, according to people familiar with the situation.

  • Dow Is Up 300 Points as Financials Soar Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 11:50 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate like a rocket Friday after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.  The Dow jumped more than 300 points higher at the open.  Brokerages and banks roared higher, with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia and Washington Mutual all up more than 30 percent.

  • Never Say Never Again With Too Big To Fail Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 11:33 AM ET
    Federal Reserve

    In the financial services industry of the future, too big to fail may be both a bigger understatement and bigger possibility than today – and at no small cost.

  • Securities & Exchange Commission Issues Short-Ban List Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:02 AM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily banned short-selling on 799 financial stocks to boost investor confidence on Friday, one day after the UK Financial Services Authority took a similar step.

  • Dow Jumps 400 Points as Financials Soar Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    Stocks shot out of the gate like a rocket Friday after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.  The Dow jumped more than 300 points higher at the open.  Brokerages and banks roared higher, with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia and Washington Mutual all up more than 30 percent.

  • Futures Soar as Government Steps In Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 9:25 AM ET

    Wall Street was poised for a big Friday at the end of a rollercoaster week after the Federal Reserve, Treasury and SEC jumped in to triage the meltdown in the banking system with measures including a ban on short selling in financials.

  • POLL: Is Banning Short-Selling a Good Idea? Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | 7:20 AM ET

    Regulators across the world slapped temporary bans on short-selling in an effort to boost investors confidence. What do you think of the new regulations?

  • Merrill and Goldman Sachs Settle Auction-Debt Probe Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 6:11 PM ET

    Three more more financial firms, including Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs, reached settlements over the sale of auction-rate securities, a $330 billion market that collapsed in February.

  • Merrill's Thain, Cuomo Discuss Auction-Rate Probe Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 4:27 PM ET

    Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain met with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Thursday in an attempt to reach a settlement of the auction-rate securities probe, CNBC has learned.