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In the Crosshairs: The stock loan market braces for change

Traders Magazine, September 2008

Nina Mehta

Is a screen-based market in the securities lending industry's future? That sounds like crazy talk to some, but it is one of the ideas floating around the stock loan industry these days as broker-dealers nervously await new rule proposals coming out of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The regulator has promised to introduce regulations in the coming months to reduce certain short-selling behavior it considers harmful.

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