Tag Archives: price-discovery


SEC To Curtail Abusive Short Sales

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The SEC announced several actions protecting against short sales and make more short sale information available to the public. ”Today’s actions demonstrate the Commission’s determination to address short selling abuses while at the same time […]

CPIC Responds to SEC’s Proposed Curbs on Short-Selling

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – James Chanos, Chairman of the Coalition of Private Investment Companies (CPIC), said in response to the SEC’s five proposed rules put forward to curb short-selling, "Rebuilding investor confidence should be the primary objective of any […]

SecondMarket Opens Trading of Mortgage-Backed Securities, Whole Loans and Collateralized Debt Obligations

NEW YORK, N.Y. – SecondMarket, the largest marketplace for illiquid assets, announced today that it has launched markets for mortgage-backed securities (MBS), whole loans, and collateralized debt obligations (CDO).  Through SecondMarket, buyers and sellers are able to trade these assets […]

Hedge fund monitor says short selling ban is ‘rubbish’

News.com.au – An independent monitor of local hedge funds has rubbished claims domestic financial stocks would be targerted if the ban on short selling was lifted. Australian Fund Monitors’ chief executive Chris Gosselin hosed down concerns expressed by the Australian […]

Dry times for hedge funds

Asia Times – In olden days, explorers sailing the world’s oceans in search of new profit opportunities navigated the unknown by means of looking to the heavens and guiding by the stars. Today, investors still attempt to navigate the dark […]

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