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Short selling the argument

26 August 2011  |  4702 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have been debating the importance of short selling to markets and investors over the past few days and next year will be creating a debate for the Post Trade Forum on short selling. However, what has amazed me is the almost complete lack of understanding there is around about the importance of short selling. It has certainly become emotive. The...

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Short Selling

19 August 2011  |  3099 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s become popular with politicians in times of great market crisis and extreme volatility to stop short selling. This naturally is never supported in the market as it undermines liquidity and opportunities of making profits. Old Jobbers (Market Makers) will know that you make money in both Bear and Bull markets but it is always more skilful in B...

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Outsourcing takes a blow

15 August 2011  |  5332 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The recent announcement by Penson that it is undertaking a massive restructuring worldwide including selling the UK (and potentially the Australian) Back office outsourcing business could be an indica...

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The value of European CCPs

03 August 2011  |  3396 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In an industry full of risks the role of the central counterparty is perhaps the most important of the market infrastructures. The recent past shows distinctly how much firms have had to rely on CCPs ...

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