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Uptick Rule: May Help Sustain Long-Term Recovery, but Not Likely a Short-Term Fix

In July 2007, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it was canceling the “Uptick Rule,” a cost-free protection that had been in place for almost 70 years.  Installed in 1938 as the United States was emerging from the Great Depression, the rule protected the stock market from “bear raids” by short sellers by…