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Description:  Germany’s unilateral plan to stop short-selling doesn’t look well thought out. Dow Jones Newswires’ Mark Cranfield reports.

Source: – video report
Date: 05/19/2010


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the positive impact that this ban is expected to have on markets?
  • What negative impact is also possible?
  • Given these considerations, is the policy a proper one?
  • Are there alternatives that would deliver the same desired outcomes?

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