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Short-sellers cry foul after ban

Beset by critics, bears insist they play essential role

By Beth Healy and Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / September 26, 2008

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By one description, they are the vultures of the financial world, swooping in to feast on carrion. Not a pretty sight. But without them, goes the argument, Wall Street would be littered with roadkill. (Full article: 964 words)

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