linkfest 03/28/08: Short-Selling, Bear Raids, etc.

Emptying my burgeoning browser tabs:

  • Rumors of hedge funds’ demise are overrated (Euromoney)
  • Vacation Home Sales and Prices Tumble as Buyers Wait (
  • The Effect of the Uptick Rule on Spreads, Depths, and Short Sale Prices (SSRN)
  • Fed Leaders Ponder an Expanded Mission (Washington Post)
  • Introduction of Pecora Report that absolved short-sellers of 1930s bear raids (SEC Historical)
  • Brazilian real falls on commodities drop (Bloomberg)