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Experts' Opinions: Short Introduction of Short Selling



Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Financial Assets and Investing
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Economics and Administration

Field Economy
Keywords short sale, lenders, borrowers, equity lending market, information content
Description Short sale represents one of the useful tools to achieve profit if stock prices are high. This paper deals with the general term of short selling, basic principles of short sale and the main entities. Moreover, short selling has information content that is described as well. The main approaches to short sale by technical analysts and fundamental analysts are mentioned. The last part of paper informs the reader about the main reasons why market entities go short.

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