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By Tom Taulli

ISBN-10: 0071759344

ISBN-13: 9780071759342

ISBN-10: 0071759352

ISBN-13: 9780071759359

Win the high-stakes video game of brief promoting! brief promoting is growing to be in popularity—and for stable cause. a wise shorting approach can yield extraordinary earnings whereas reducing portfolio danger. All approximately brief promoting finds what you must excel during this intriguing type of trading—without making the vintage “beginner’s” error. a professional within the box, Tom Taulli offers a complete video game plan for playing—and winning—the short-selling video game. averting advanced theories and overly technical motives, All approximately brief promoting focuses in simple terms on what you must recognize, together with: the advantages of brief selling—from lowered total portfolio threat to elevated returns in difficult markets counsel for interpreting stability sheets, source of revenue statements, and cash-flow statements recommendations for coping with and comparing a portfolio that incorporates shorted investments

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Its flagship product—the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers—was growing at a rapid clip. Then, it represented a whopping 80 percent of profits. When the fad died out in the mid-1990s, so did Happiness Express, which had to file for bankruptcy. Indeed, the toy industry as a whole is particularly susceptible to fads. Let’s face it, kids are notoriously fickle—and get bored easily. Even though these industries have a high probability of experiencing fads, a short seller still needs to do more analysis. A fad can easily last for several years.

They just assumed that management understood the company and that growth would continue. When looking at a company’s business model, a short seller will also focus on the cost structure. In some cases, a company will never make money because of the costs of delivering the product or service. com, which was a dot-com darling. While the company sold large amounts of dog food, it could not make up for the expensive storage and shipping costs. Interestingly enough, a business model may be viable yet it will still concern short sellers.

One problem is that a security may not meet the requirements for a margin account. This is typically the case because of light trading volume or the riskiness of the company. ” In other words, many short sellers are taking a position in the company. When this happens, a brokerage firm may actually give preference to top clients, such as hedge funds. Then from time to time, there may be minimal shares in margin accounts. In fact, this could be the result of the company. How? Consider the software maker Microstrategy.

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