Apple stock is choking short-sellers after Goldman Sachs boosted its price target 13%, pushing the iPhone maker’s shares to new highs again and again. Analysts and investors are practically salivating over the yet-to-be revealed …
Shorting a stock is a complicated way for investors to play out their bear thesis, but it's also incredibly dangerous financially and its risks are generally much greater than any potential gains it might garner. In this clip from Industry …
One of the most exciting and lucrative avenues of stock investing is in the biotech arena. It can also be one of the most dangerous. The sector focuses on developing and marketing lifesaving drugs and other medical breakthroughs. These …
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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 …
This is the fourth of a series of articles that explore the myths in popular investing as exposed in Michael Dever's new book, "Jackass Investing." In the book, Dever uses experience from three decades of hedge fund management to explore how …
Boy, was I wrong. In fact, anyone can take advantage of short selling. My friend went on to explain this simple process. When you expect a stock's price to drop, you borrowshares from yourbroker at the agreed-upon current price. You then …
Goldman Sachs is recommending clients to build short positions in the S&P 500, due to the weakening domestic economy. This morning’s dismal Philly Fed report added to Goldman’s conviction in turning bearish on the S&P 500 in …
Jim Chanos, president of Kynikos Associates, has long been one of the most outspoken and successful short sellers in the market. It's just not a great idea to short stocks. Last night, drug development company Puma Biotechnology …
Shorting a stock could get expensive, but its not totally clear why. In an interview with Business Insider, Ringgenberg said: "Research shows that on average, stocks with large short interest tend to go down in price. But for a number of …