It turns out that pretty much every company's a financial if you squint your eyes a little. The smattering of companies being shoehorned into the SEC's no-shorting list on an ad hoc basis is simply stupefying.
While sissies like Ford Motor
You could argue that Greenlight Capital Re
A closer look at Diamond Hill reveals not a company looking to score some solid PR, but a firm that is highly principled and utterly Foolish.
Unlike the incredible shrinking Legg Mason
All of Diamond Hill's funds explicitly follow a Ben Graham/Warren Buffett approach to value investing. As with any asset manager worth its salt, Diamond Hill eats its own cooking. In fact, employees are bound by the Code of Ethics to invest solely in Diamond Hill funds.
After reading through a few shareholder letters, I believe this company has an extremely bright future. Considerations of hypocrisy aside, it's no wonder Diamond Hill shows no fear in the face of would-be short-sellers.
Fool contributor Toby Shute doesn't have a position in any company mentioned. NYSE Euronext is a Rule Breakers selection. The Motley Fool owns shares of Legg Mason. The Fool's principled disclosure policy thought you should know that.