The following video is brought to you courtesy of the Forbes YouTube Channel. Click the video below to watch it now.
Contrary to news media hype, short selling stocks is a very small part of the investing world, and while it is often scapegoated when things go bad, the practice has a legitimate place in the investing universe. Congress should stand aside. Steve Forbes on how short selling works, what role it plays in our economy and how banning the practice would be a big mistake.
What’s Ahead featuring Steve Forbes provides his insights and perspective, to stay on top of what’s happening in this ever-turbulent world with glimpses into the future. What’s Ahead airs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1
Forbes newsletters: https://newsletters.editorial.forbes.com
Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbes
Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbes
More From Forbes: http://forbes.com
Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.”