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For profit short sellers need: costs prices volumes in their favor

Short sellers need the right costs and prices

Part 6 of 12 part Short Story on Short Selling series. For profit short sellers need: costs, prices and volumes in their favor. Today we discuss prices and costs short sellers need for profitable trades. Experienced short sellers bring a wide field of vision to the market. Each influencing factor must be carefully examined and considered. Then the combined effects of all the factors must be judged before selling short.

Costs and price matter and include transaction costs and fees, selling price realised and finally the buying price paid to close out the short position.

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Investor, is a stranger selling your stock?

Investor, is a stranger selling your stock?

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.

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6 Small investor advantages Warren Buffett knows

Small investor advantages Warren Buffett knows. Warren Buffett tells us that small investors have a growth advantage over huge investment accounts. This post discusses how that can be. When you or Warren Buffett are considering an investment opportunity, the opportunity must have the potential to make a difference to your portfolio. The advantages include, 1. Returns make a big difference, 2. Oh yes! Size matters! 3. Faster growth numbers, 4. Liquidity advantage, 5. Playing the pecking order, 6.New listings and startups. 1st of 2 parts.

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