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Securities lending program vs a Margin Account

Suppose I have a brokerage account and I am long on a stocks very heavily and there are short sellers who need this stocks from my broker. There are two ways a stock broker can lend securities held ...
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How securities lending works

After doing some research, literature suggests that "most" securities lending happens over the counter as opposed to securities trading which is mostly done through a centralized electronic exchange. ...
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When an investor makes money on a short, who loses the money?

Is it the securities lender? If so, do they discriminate on the stocks they are willing to lend, or will they lend any stock? It seems like the business of lending securities would be extremely risky....