Sell Short: A Simpler, Safer Way to Profit When Stocks Go Down

Sell Short: A Simpler, Safer Way to Profit When Stocks Go Down

by Michael Shulman, Shulman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470412336
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/30/2009
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 682,208
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL SHULMAN is the Editor of ChangeWave Shorts, a weekly newsletter from InvestorPlace Media that educates and informs readers on short selling stocks, providing specific recommendations on opening, managing, and closing short positions. In 2007 and 2008 his recommendations produced average returns greater than 50 percent. At ChangeWave, he was the founding manager of their research services for institutional investors, hedge fund investing, and ChangeWave Insight and also created and wroteChangeWave Biotech Investor. Mr. Shulman was the founder and CEO of; an executive board member of NextGen Capital, a venture fund based in Fairfax, Virginia; and spent many years in the technology industry in Silicon Valley. His work has been published in a variety of trade, general business, and online venues, including, the Los Angeles Times, the Motley Fool, and Worth online. He has been a guest on Fox Business, CNBC, and the Options Trading Network and is a regular speaker at various money shows and traders expos around the country.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Schadenfreude Component of Your Portfolio 5

Chapter 2 How Shorting Works 15

Chapter 3 The Case for Puts 23

Chapter 4 Prospecting for Gold in Fading Stocks 33

Chapter 5 Technical Indicators—You Gotta Love This Chart 49

Chapter 6 Creating a Position 63

Chapter 7 Going Short the Traditional Way or Borrower Beware 81

Chapter 8 Shorting a Market Segment 91

Chapter 9 Creating the Great Segment Trade 107

Chapter 10 Shorting the Indices—Only the Big Ones. Please. 117

Chapter 11 Managing a Position or Everyone Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face 131

Chapter 12 Shorting Commodities and Real Estate 151

Chapter 13 Shorting a Country 169

Chapter 14 Shorting in a Bull Market 179

Chapter 15 Advanced Trading Techniques 185

Chapter 16 Case Studies—Ruby Tuesday, the Bear, and the Home Builders 195

Glossary 205

About the Author 213

Index 215

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Was looking more for a regular short sale book but was happy to find information on both shorting and options.