While the government is going through conniptions trying to stop investors from shorting stocks, housing guru and economist Robert Shiller is going the other direction.
He’s providing a security for investors to short the Case-Shiller home-price index. His firm MacroMarkets recently received approval for exchange-traded traded funds based on the index.
“One reason we have bubbles in the housing market is because there's been no way to short housing,” the Yale professor tells Time.
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