Tagged: SRS

A blast from the past 5

A blast from the past

I haven’t talked much about SRS and SKF in over a year, since I ditched my monster positions in them in late September ’08. I had good reasons in the shorting ban, counterparty risk...

Short selling ban should not affect short ETFs 0

Short selling ban should not affect short ETFs

My understanding is that these ETFs do not actually engage in plain-vanilla short selling, but use options, futures, forward contracts and swap agreements in order to perfectly track their respective indexes. The ProShares ETFs...