Archive for September 19th, 2008
Bottled water is immensely popular in the United States. And, while bottle labels display gurgling springs and mountain glaciers, most bottle water comes straight from municipal water sources. The two most popular brands of bottled water, Dasani and Aquafina, (owned by Coke and Pepsi respectively) both get their water right from the tap. […]
The SEC bans the short-selling of financial stocks. This is a sad day. Fear and politics triumph over individual freedom and sound policy.
Arnold Kling offers a primer on short-selling and why stock prices can fall even if no one is “shorting.”
Tyler Cowen notes that investors are still able to short the exchange […]