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Short Selling

DefinitionIn finance, a short sale is the sale of an asset that the seller does not own. The seller effects such a sale by borrowing the asset in order to deliver it to the buyer. Subsequent

Penny Stock

DefinitionPenny stocks, also known as cent stocks in some countries, are common shares of small public companies that trade at low prices per share. Penny Stock A Penny stock is a stock that

Weak Shorts

Weak Shorts What is 'Weak Shorts' Traders or investors who hold a short position in a stock or other financial asset who will close it out at the first indication of price strength. Weak s

Days To Cover

Days To Cover What is 'Days To Cover' Days to cover is a measurement of a company's issued shares that are currently shorted, expressed as the number of days required to close out all of t

Naked Shorting

DefinitionIn finance, a short sale is the sale of an asset that the seller does not own. The seller effects such a sale by borrowing the asset in order to deliver it to the buyer. Subsequent

Stock

Stock A stock is a security that proves ownership of an individual or a company in another corporation and it also represents a claim its earnings as well as assets. There are basically two