Japanese Billionaire Laments $41 Million Loss From Day Trading

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa revealed Sunday he regrets day-trading stocks and losing 4.4 billion yen (roughly $41 million) as the coronavirus pandemic fueled strong market volatility. The founder and former CEO of e-commerce firm Zozo said in a tweet he fell into the trap of short-term trading before learning more about the practice. He also lamented how…

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Ban Short Selling….Are You Mental?

Apparently Australian Stock Report is circulating a petition to ban short selling. The rationale for this is as follows – Recently, we have seen billions of dollars wiped from global and Australian equities markets in part due to the practice of Short Selling. This predatory trading technique is often executed in conjunction with algorithmic “bot trading”…

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