Short Selling

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    These five stocks have high short interest and short squeeze potential.
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  1. Honeywell Bears in Control After Long Uptrend

    Honeywell fell more than 4% on Friday morning after a poorly received earnings report ...
  2. Bill Ackman's Assault on Herbalife Fizzles

    The FTC's settlement and the subsequent rise in Herbalife stock is a major blow to ...
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    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales ...
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    Department stores have failed several tests at resistance, raising odds for critical ...
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    Proportional retracements and lagging sector performance point to oversold bounces ...
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    Want to profit on declining stocks? This trading strategy does just that.
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  1. What is a derivative?

    A derivative is a contract between two or more parties whose value is based on an agreed-upon underlying financial asset, ...
  2. How can an investor profit from a fall in the utilities sector?

    Learn how an investor can profit from a fall in the utilities sector by employing speculation methods such as short selling ...
  3. How can an investor profit from a decline in the real estate sector?

    Learn how investors profit from declines in the real estate sector by engaging in speculation methods such as short selling, ...
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    Determine whether a stock is a short squeeze by studying the catalyst that caused the rally. Traders need to determine whether ...
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