Subject: naked shorts & the uptick rule

September 11, 2008

Isn't it time to cut out naked shorts? We're allowing hedge funds and others to manipulate the markets to the detriment of the American economy and her tax-payers. Let 'em short, but require the 'borrowed' shares. And, heck, put back the uptick rule. Have we completely forgotten the Great Depression? The uptick rule was there for a long time for a reason. (Who thought it was a good idea to get rid of it? - fire him/her) How much Lobbying goes on at the SEC? Nancy Marshall