How to Sell a Stock

"Shorting" or shorting a stock is a confusing concept to catch. But once you get it, you'll realize that being able to short the stock is incredibly exciting because you can make money because the stock is down. Best to remember the old spell "buy low, sell high", although it is more like "sell high, buy low."

I'll explain: When you short the stock, you sell someone else's stock as a loan and agree to buy it back at a lower price. Who shares? Was persuaded by his agent to buy and hold shareholders. They do not even know that a transaction has taken place, and their broker commissions their long-held sub-trades. Disturb you? It should not! Shareholder indifference is the chance you earn some serious cash. Let 's talk about the basics: a short sale is how you enter a trade, buy is you.