Selling Short: Risks, Rewards, and Strategies for Short Selling Stocks, Options, and Futures

Overview

Combines a history of short selling with current strategies and applications to present a complete guide to this increasingly popular investment tool. Procedural and regulatory requirements are mixed with actual case studies and examples that readers can apply to specific situations. Risks and rewards of short selling are discussed in detail as are short selling as a tool for protecting other investments and for speculation.

In uncertain times like today's, one of ...

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Overview

Combines a history of short selling with current strategies and applications to present a complete guide to this increasingly popular investment tool. Procedural and regulatory requirements are mixed with actual case studies and examples that readers can apply to specific situations. Risks and rewards of short selling are discussed in detail as are short selling as a tool for protecting other investments and for speculation.

In uncertain times like today's, one of the most popular yet misunderstood investment techniques is "short selling." Here is the first guide to fully explain the rewards and risks involved in short selling. Walker covers procedures and strategies for short selling stocks, stock options, index options, interest rate options, currency options, and commodities. Charts and tables.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471534648
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/23/1991
  • Series: Wiley Finance Series , #8
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

A Look Back: Corners and Bear Raids.

The Regulators Arrive.

The Laws, The Rules, The Results.

Applications of Selling Short.

The Mechanics of Selling Short.

Protecting Short Positions: Equity Options.

Decision Making Through Market Analysis.

Commodity Futures.

Stock Index Futures and Program Trading.

Beware the Bear.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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