Tag: short selling

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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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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how to short a stock

Do you know how to short a stock? Not everyone is a floor trader and understands how. The process is actually very simple. You borrow shares from your broker and sell at resistance levels, creating a negative position. As price falls, you look to buy at support levels and cover your position and then your…

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shorting the market

A skill every trader should know is shorting the market. Markets don’t always go up. Sometimes they move down or trade sideways. Knowing the different ways to capitalize on market moves allows traders to profit no matter which side has control. Watch our video on how to short stocks. The market is a tug of…

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Long vs Short

Which strategy is better between long vs short? They both have their benefits. Going long is easier because every broker allows you the ability to go bullish on a stock. Shorting is a great strategy to use in bear markets or during reversal setups. All you need to do is sell a position near resistance…

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