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Ray Pellecchia
10 Mar, 2011 | 03:51 PM
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In just 40 trading days, it will be May 6, the first anniversary of the "flash crash." What has changed in the last year to prevent a repeat?  And what changes lay ahead? ...
NYSE Staff
2 Mar, 2011 | 12:27 PM
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The New Short Sale rules went into effect on Monday.  Also called the Alternative Uptick Rule, this new rule replaces the one that was lifted just before the markets went wild in 2008.  In case you have forgotten (2 years is a lot of time), after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, an outright ban on short sales was temporarily enacted in about 1,000 stocks – mostly financials, but some others as well.  Since then, everyone (read that as traders, issuers, regulators, exchanges) has been debating the best way to reintroduce short sale rules into the market place.  ...
NYSE Euronext
2 Mar, 2011 | 12:27 PM
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The New Short Sale rules went into effect on Monday.  Also called the Alternative Uptick Rule, this new rule replaces the one that was lifted just before the markets went wild in 2008.  In case you have forgotten (2 years is a lot of time), after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, an outright ban on short sales was temporarily enacted in about 1,000 stocks – mostly financials, but some others as well.  Since then, everyone (read that as traders, issuers, regulators, exchanges) has been debating the best way to reintroduce short sale rules into the market place.  ...
Ray Pellecchia
1 Mar, 2011 | 11:03 AM
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SED International approved for NYSE Amex listing (This Week in Consumer Electronics) A closer look at 2010's Chinese IPOs (Doug Chu/NYSE Exchanges) New short sale rule and other responses to 'flash crash' (Colin Clark/NYSE Exchanges) ...
Colin Clark
1 Mar, 2011 | 12:52 AM
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Monday, February 28, 2011, the new short sale restriction (SSR) went into effect. If a security declines 10% from the previous close, the SSR is triggered and traders can sell short only at a price one tick above the national best bid (NBB) for the rest of the day and next day. Exchanges have procedures in place to prevent the execution of a short sale order in a restricted security, unless the order is marked with a Short Sale Exempt order type. ...