From 'short-selling is evil' to 'investors don't need annual reports': investor myths exploded

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  1. What is an active manager?

  2. What is the difference between active and passive investing?

  3. Why might investors only interested in making money still perform a useful function?

  4. What is short-selling?

  5. Why was the restriction of short-selling during the crisis supposedly a bad idea?

  6. Why might active investing still be more attractive than passive investing?

  7. Why might companies want to provide as much information to investors as possible about their business?

  8. Which of these is not a benefit of high-frequency trading?

  9. Why might companies want to be transparent about their environmental impact?

  10. Even though there is more information available, why are annual reports still popular with investors?