Short Selling

  1. Short Seller Chanos Warns Tesla Could Go Bankrupt

    Famed short-seller Jim Chanos, who is short Tesla and SolarCity, said he ran a Z-score, ...
  2. Are Hedge Funds Buying or Covering Shorts?

    The markets may be experiencing a short-covering rally as hedge funds and institutional ...
  3. 2 M&A Deals That Burned Hedge Fund Short Positions ...

    SolarCity Corp. and Green Mountain Coffee merger deals burned two of the most prominent ...
  4. Rules and Strategies For Profitable Short Selling

    Short sales work well in bull and bear markets but strict entry and risk management ...
  5. Defensive Investing: Learn from a Hedge Fund ...

    Looking for ideas on companies, sectors or investments to short? Consider the opinion ...
  6. The Short Squeeze Method

    The short squeezed strategy can be risky - but also very rewarding - for those who ...
  1. Two Big Biotechs Flash Bearish Signals

    Biotech funds are trading near rally highs, but two popular blue chip components ...
  2. Revisiting Three Market Villains (CMG, VRX)

    Mylan, Chipotle, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEOs have learned that traders have ...
  3. In a Trump Presidency: Short Homebuilders (ITB)

    One in five illegal immigrants works in construction according to Pew, with a Trump ...
  4. Blackberry Dead Money Four Years After Crash ...

    Blackberry fell more than 95% between 2008 and 2012 and has failed to recover losses ...
  5. Traders Dump Wells Fargo in Wake of Scandal (WFC)

    WFC has dropped into a third test of horizontal support in the mid-40s in reaction ...
  6. Nike Spiraling Lower After Rio Misfire (NKE)

    Nike has transitioned from market leader into laggard in 2016 and could now enter ...
  1. Guide to Short Selling

    Want to profit on declining stocks? This trading strategy does just that.
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  1. Why do you need a margin account to short sell stocks?

    The reason that margin accounts and only margin accounts can be used to short sell stocks has to do with Regulation T, a ...
  2. Please explain what a short seller is on the hook for when he or she shorts a stock ...

    Short selling is hard enough to get your head around without getting into all the particulars. If you have a basic understanding ...
  3. Why is short selling illegal in some countries but legal in the U.S.?

    Discover why many countries around the world banned the practice of short selling financial stocks and why the United States ...
  4. Short selling vs. purchasing a put option: how do the payoffs differ?

    Purchasing a put option and entering into a short sale transaction are the two most common ways for traders to profit when ...
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