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Short Selling - An Introduction

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The truism that sound investing strategy is to "buy low, sell high" only works when you expect a stock's value to rise.  What if you expect a stock's value to fall?

 

Short-selling is the same strategy only reversed.  When you short-sell, you are trying to "sell high, buy low".  It allows investors to make a profit in a declining market, however it carries a much higher risk.