Author: Roland Tibell

SEC new Short Sell Rule – the perfect compromise?

The SEC has been under tremendous pressure to ‘do something’ after all market turbulence and scandals. The old short sell rule, the so-called “uptick rule”, was introduced in 1938 and rescinded in 2007 by decree of the SEC. During the

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HFT – Predator or Benefactor?

HFT – High Frequency Trading has had a rapid development during the past few years and recently has created some controversy in media and among politicians. The critics say it is an unfair practice and that it risks destabilizing the

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