the practice of selling a stock short without first borrowing the shares or ensuring that the shares can be borrowed as is done in a conventional short sale
Some contend that naked short selling is not harmful and that its prevalence has been exaggerated by corporate officials seeking to blame external forces for their own shortcomings.
A motley crew, to be sure: Islamic states, sub-Saharan Africa, China.
The meal is shared by a motley crew of guests depicted as ghoulish men and nude women.
The motley crew cast participates in an illegal cross-country car race, while doing anything to win.
In this case, the chatter is proliferating across the Internet, trickling down to a motley crew of unhinged activists.
Moviegoers have seen a motley crew of misplaced celebrities simulating the lives and times of beloved or iconic figures.
With this motley crew he committed many acts of violence, rousing all Virginia to resistance.
I inquired, indicating the motley crew who were to accompany me.
But what would those people have said to the five-story tenement-houses with their motley crew!
To man this vessel, Jones was obliged to recruit a most motley crew.
They were a motley crew of French, Flemings, and Italians, all mutually jealous.