Statement of SEC Division of Trading and Markets
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 2008 — The SEC’s Division of Trading and Markets today made the following statement:
On Friday, October 3, 2008, the President signed the historic Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (H.R. 1424), aimed at stemming the credit crisis. Accordingly, the Commission’s Emergency Order that prohibits persons from selling short the securities of financial institutions will expire at 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 8, 2008.
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