Date Last Updated: July 21, 2019

Tag: short selling

  • Investing

    Short Selling

    Short Selling, also known as Selling Short, refers to the common stock trading practice of selling an equity one doesn’t actually own, while intending to buy it back at some future date and - critically - at a lower price. The “short” refers to the trader owing the funds for payment of the equity to their broker, who must be repaid later when the investor succeeds in covering their position. ...