Whistleblowers or scoundrels: unpacking the debate on short selling bans | Reuters

Over the next months, big businesses will likely continue to urge regulators to ban short selling. Meanwhile, advocates will emphasize the value that short sellers bring to the capital markets, exposing frauds, and right-pricing stocks. Regulators do have a middle-ground: rather than ban short selling in toto, regulators may focus their attention and efforts on particular short-seller practices that pose an unfair advantage and detract from the overall goal of market efficiency and right-priced stocks.

Source: Whistleblowers or scoundrels: unpacking the debate on short selling bans | Reuters