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Definition of 'Short Selling'

The selling of a security that the seller does not own, or any sale that is completed by the delivery of a security borrowed by the seller. Short sellers assume that they will be able to buy the stock at a lower amount than the price at which they sold short.Investopedia Says

Investopedia explains 'Short Selling'

Selling short is the opposite of going long. That is, short sellers make money if the stock goes down in price. 

Schematic representation of short selling in two steps. The short seller borrows shares and immediately sells them. He then waits, hoping for the stock price to decrease, when the seller can profit by purchasing the shares to return to the lende


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#1   Hello, Welcome To Let's Go Short Hideout SpecTrader 08/16/12 11:56:38 PM