Fuqua LinkedIn Live: Should There Be a Ban on Short-Selling During a Crisis?
During crisis periods, such as the global pandemic, many countries impose a ban on short-selling. Critics of this practice argue that we should not "kill the messenger" that brings valuable information to the market, whereas supporters say it is necessary because short-sellers create panic and hurt otherwise healthy firms. Accounting Professor Xu Jiang will discuss recent research that analyzes both viewpoints and explain the findings of his study. Join the discussion via LinkedIn Live.