Can Prop firms short????

Discussion in 'Trading' started by Churn2Learn, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. It's now illegal to do naked shorts but does this effect prop firms? Can they still short?
  2. yes, they can still short, just not as many shares out there
  3. so are we going to see wider spreads?
  4. It is time to start looking at OneChicago and using Single Stock Futures as an alternative to shorting Stock. IB has it on their TWS and the website is