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    .. a bad idea. FT: Short shrift

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    Quote Originally Posted by HairyArsedBloke View Post
    .. a bad idea. FT: Short shrift

    Some of us did say this would happen.
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    It would be a good idea for HMG to reintroduce shorting for banks. This will force the SPs down and thus allow HMG to recapitalise the banks and get an even bigger percentage stake per bank.

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