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Short sellers are in the minority, making up on average less than 5 percent of positions on the [[New York Stock Exchange]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11591349|name="Short Selling: Nasty, Brutish and Short"|org=The Economist|date=July 31, 2008}}</ref>  
Short sellers are in the minority, making up on average less than 5 percent of positions on the [[New York Stock Exchange]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.economist.com/displaystory.cfm?story_id=11591349|name="Short Selling: Nasty, Brutish and Short"|org=The Economist|date=July 31, 2008}}</ref>  


In September of 2008, the Board of the [[Financial Services Authority]] (FSA) announced it would introduce new provisions to the Code of Market Conduct to prohibit the active creation or increase of net [[short position]]s in publicly quoted financial companies.  
In September of 2008, the Board of the [[Financial Services Authority]] (FSA) announced it would introduce new provisions to the Code of Market Conduct to prohibit the active creation or increase of net [[short position]]s in publicly quoted financial companies. The goal was to protect the fundamental integrity and quality of markets during disorderly market conditions.  


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