12. Short Selling

  1. Viral V. Acharya and
  2. Matthew Richardson
  1. Menachem Brenner and
  2. Marti G. Subrahmanyam

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258163.ch12

Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System

Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System

How to Cite

Acharya, V. V. and Richardson, M. (2009) Short Selling, in Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258163.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499344

Online ISBN: 9781118258163

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Keywords:

  • securities and exchange commission;
  • selling equity shares;
  • financial markets;
  • convertible bonds;
  • Volkswagen

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • The Issues

  • Financial Markets: Fairness and Efficiency

  • Who Benefits from Short Sales?

  • Market Manipulation and Regulatory Response

  • Transparency and Reporting

  • Conclusion

  • Notes