Investors have two main ways to make money when stocks move, though many investors have heard of only one. Everyone knows you can profit on stocks as they go up, but you can also make money as they fall. Here’s a bit more about each …
Shorting a stock involves selling borrowed shares, buying them back at a later date, and returning them to the borrower. The reason for shorting a stock would be you think a company's shares are headed down. A successful short seller …
We were reminded on Monday, when Straight Path Communications was bought for a 160% premium, by AT&T, that making a living shorting stocks is really hard. Collectively, hedge funds were short 3.4 million shares, as of March 31, …
Shares of Tesla Inc. have lost nearly 15% in the last 3 trading sessions. Is it time to short TSLA stock? Shares of Elon Musk led Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been in a steep downtrend for the last several trading sessions. TSLA stock
The concept of shorting stocks is often misunderstood by retail investors like you and me. Shorting can be demonized by companies, politicians, and commentators when it contributes to bringing a company to its knees -- and sometimes …
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Normally at StreetAuthority, we focus on the "long" side of the market, but today we're going to spend some time explaining the other side: shorting stocks. If shorting stocks isn't already part of your profit strategy, then be prepared …
Most investors by nature will “go long” when they buy stocks. Few investors naturally will short stocks (or bet on their decline) because they really don’t know what to look for. Some investors see the shorting process as somewhat …
U.S. stock markets aren't offering the best opportunity and investors should taking bets against them, a chief information officer at a London-based investment manager has told CNBC. Patrick Armstrong, the CIO at Plurimi Investment …
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Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and, yes, even many individual investors who are willing to take on what can be a substantial risk of permanent capital …