All About Short Selling

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 18, 2011 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Win the high-stakes game of short selling!

Short selling is growing in popularity—and for good reason. A smart shorting strategy can yield impressive profits while decreasing portfolio risk.

All About Short Selling reveals what you need to excel in this exciting form of trading—without making the classic “beginner’s” mistakes. An expert in the field, Tom Taulli provides a comprehensive game plan for playing—and winning—the short-selling game.

Avoiding complicated theories and overly technical explanations, All About Short Selling focuses only on what you need to know, including:

  • The benefits of short selling—from decreased overall portfolio risk to increased returns in tough markets
  • Tips for analyzing balance sheets, income statements, and cash-flow statements
  • Techniques for managing and evaluating a portfolio that includes shorted investments
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What is Short Selling and How Can it Help Your Investing?
1
Chapter 2 Characteristics of Short Selling
11
Chapter 3 Risks and Costs of Short Selling
25
Chapter 4 Fundamental Analysis
37
Chapter 5 Basic Accounting for Short Sellers
53
Chapter 6 Analyzing the Balance Sheet
69
Chapter 7 The Income Statement
91
Chapter 8 Statement of Cash Flows
105
Chapter 11 Trading Strategies
145
Chapter 12 Shorting with Options
159
Chapter 13 Shorting Commodities
171
Chapter 14 Shorting with Mutual Funds Hedge Funds and Inverted ETFs
185
Chapter 15 Special Situation Shorts
197
Chapter 16 Risk Management
209
Glossary
219
Short Selling Resources
231

Chapter 9 Technical Analysis
117
Chapter 10 Detecting Bear Markets
133
Index
235
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About the author (2011)

Tom Taulli founded the companies BizEquity, ExamWeb, and Hypermart.net and is the author of several investing books, including Investing in IPOs and Stock Options: Getting Your Share of the Action.

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