Part 2 of 12 part Short Story on Short Selling series. Investors that short a stock, profit by selling shares they don’t own. Without your knowledge, a short seller may have borrowed stock that you own. The loan comes from your stockbroker’s inventory which includes the stock you hold.
Lists the White Top View twelve part series, Short Story on Short Selling. Series discusses the multiple aspects of short selling and what all investors should know about the effects and process of short selling. Not a guide or how to series rather the posts provide a broad background informative useful to all investors including those with no intention of ever short selling.
Part 9 of 12 part Short Story on Short Selling series. Short trades profit when stock prices fall Selling short is a type of stock trading and the opposite of an investor buying long. Rather than the usual buy low, sell high, short sellers do the reverse and sell high, buy low.