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A backlash against short sellers has begun, with regulators in the U.S. and Britain tightening rules and authorities in New York intensifying investigations.
Icahn Sues Motorola for Documents
By ROGER CHENG
In his latest gambit to accrue influence at struggling Motorola Inc., activist investor Carl Icahn sued the company in hopes of forcing it to release documents related to its mobile devices unit.
short sellers 股市賣空者
gambit (CLEVER ACTION)
1 a clever action in a game or other situation which is intended to achieve an advantage and usually involves taking a risk:
Her clever opening gambit gave her an early advantage.
Their promise to lower taxes is clearly an election-year gambit.
2 SPECIALIZED a way of beginning a game of chess, in which you intentionally lose a pawn (= game piece) in order to gain some other form of advantage later
a remark that you make to someone in order to start a conversation:
"I hear you're a friend of Jamie's, " was her opening gambit.
verb [I] FORMAL
to increase in number or amount over a period of time:
Interest will accrue on the account at a rate of 7%.
Little benefit will accrue to London (= London will receive little benefit) from the new road scheme.