short selling

  1. sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)
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How To Use short selling In A Sentence

  • The agency gave an emergency order to restrict as naked short selling of those stocks.
  • In an eerie reprise of Friday a month ago, a disappointing US economic statistic triggered a powerful rally, so violent as to indicate that at least some of the downward pressure of late was short selling.
  • he avoided the capital gains tax by short selling
  • Short selling rules were stepped up, and more procedures were put in place to ensure that a short seller would be able to deliver stock on settlement date.
  • Kind of funny that while the authorities (rightly in my opinion) took action to stop naked short selling of securities, naked short selling of bullion is considered just fine. Morgan Stanley, selling bullion they don't have and getting away with it
  • If prices are in a downtrend and open interest is on the rise, chartists know that new money is coming into the market, showing aggressive new short selling.
  • This is reminiscent of 2008 when, in the wake of Lehman Brothers' collapse, authorities in continental Europe, the U.K. and the U.S. put in place short-term bans on short selling of stocks, a practice in which investors bet they will go down in value. Europe Sells Itself Short
  • South Korea banned short selling, following Taiwan's move late Monday to limit short-selling volume, while Hong Kong regulators said they plan more aggressive measures against what they called abusive short-selling. Regional Indexes End Lower,
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