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Top 4 Stocks With The Highest Ratio Of Short Sell Volume In 2017

Top 4 Stocks With The Highest Ratio Of Short Sell Volume In 2017

In investing terms, longing a stock essentially means buying a stock, with the hopes of it become higher to make a profit. The opposite can be said for shorting a stock which means selling a stock with the expectation of the price can become lower.

However, longing a stock isn’t the only way to make a profit.

Short selling too, can achieve the same purpose.

A brief explanation of short selling:

Short selling essentially means you borrow a stock, with the expectation to buy it back at a lower price in order to make a profit. The profit is realized when the stock is bought back at a lower price and returned. Borrowing of stock occurs through brokerages.

In terms of transaction volume, there is also short sell volume. Short sell volume of a stock is the total number of shares short sold in the entire market during a given period of time. This does not include any CFD shorts.

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TA Series 7: Volume Explained

TA Series 7: Volume Explained

Welcome back everyone to the 7th post of the series, Volume. Due to popular demand, let me clarify all you need to know about volume and its impact on Technical Analysis in this post, before I move on to chart patterns as well as trading strategy in the following post. Volume is an important factor of Technical Analysis which often overlooked by many analysts.

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