Short (finance)

In finance short selling (also known as shorting or going short) is the practice of selling securities or other financial instruments that are not currently owned, with the intention of subsequently repurchasing them (“covering”) at a lower price. In the event of an interim price decline, the short seller will profit, since the cost of repurchase will be less than the proceeds received upon the initial (short) sale.

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