Short selling can be a tricky subject, but Managed Funds Association provides a nice presentation giving us a glimpse of how things work.
Several important topics are included, such as:
- The benefits of short selling and how it is used as a hedge
- How short selling is regulated in the United States
- A brief overview of current EU short selling regulations
- The economic effects of short selling bans in the U.S. and Europe
- An overview of MFA’s global advocacy on short selling issues