Category: Shorting

Short Covering

If you want to know about short selling or short squeezes, you are going to have to understand what short covering is too.  It is a move that is made when you already have a short position in play. With this article, we will go through what short covering is and why conduct a short cover? …

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Short Sell Restriction

What is a short sell restriction? It’s also known as a rule that came about in 2010. The short sale rule is one where short sales are executed when there is an uptick. Or in the instance where someone pays up to the price at where your order is. What Causes a Short Sale Restriction?…

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Intraday Short Selling Strategies

I’m going to cover intraday short selling strategies that work for me. If you put the time and patience in to learn about short selling, it can work for you. Another plus is that you can trade in a bearish market. Which one could argue is coming or upon us now. Did you know that…

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Naked Short Selling

Are you into naked short selling? No, it’s not someone who trades in their birthday suit. And no, it’s not something you should aspire to model, even though I’m sure you look great in your birthday suit. It’s trading stock without borrowing it ahead of time. Therefore, not making sure it can be covered. Before…

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Pros and Cons of Short Selling

What are some of the pros and cons of short selling? Pro: you can make money in down markets or reversals. Con: risky strategy holding overnight, especially biotech’s. Pro: you don’t have to chase volatile momentum at open and can wait for reversal setup. Con: you need a specialized broker that specializes in getting short…

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Stocks to Short

What are some good stocks to short? Looking to dips your toes in the short waters? Perhaps you’re looking for a new edge in your trading? Surprisingly, short selling stocks is really not that different from attempting to go long. If you’re looking for stocks to short, keep these five golden rules in mind before…

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How To Short A Stock On Robinhood

Do you know how to short a stock on Robinhood? Well, as of 2021, you can’t short on the platform. Now maybe you want to short it regardless, because the stock that is destined for failure has just announced a stock offering, or word on the street is, the company makes no money. The financial…

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Short Squeeze Stocks

Those caught in it, liken it to the feeling of being trapped in a nightmare. You desperately try to wake up but can’t. For those of you who experienced it, you know what I’m talking about: The dreaded short squeeze stocks. How does one possibly avoid the terror of getting caught in this nightmarish stock…

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How to Borrow a Stock

Do you know how to borrow a stock? You’re probably familiar with buying and selling stocks. You even might be dabbling already with your modest $1,000 trading account. How to Borrow a Stock Here’s how to borrow a stock: Choose a good short selling broker like SpeedTrader or Interactive Brokers Make sure they have good…

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