When looking at the current situation around GameStop (GME) , many people I've spoken to have tried to put short-selling into one of two buckets: "good" or "bad."
Now, I'm not here to deny anyone their free speech as these opinions are valid, but they're surface level.
If you want to have a longer discussion about regulation, then we need to start with the basics. Short-selling is a mechanism in the larger machine that is the stock market.
In the video above, Jim Cramer breaks down what he's learned about short-selling and the regulation he believes that is needed in his decades of experience.