The Art of Short Selling (Hardcover)

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On the investment playing field, there is perhaps no game more exciting than short selling. With the right moves, it can yield high returns; one misstep, however, can have disastrous consequences. Despite the risk, a growing number of players are anteing up, sparked in part by success stories such as that of George Soros and the billions he netted by short selling the British pound. In The Art of Short Selling, Kathryn Staley, an expert in the field, examines the essentials of this important investment vehicle, providing a comprehensive game plan with which you can effectively play - and win - the short selling game. Whether used as a means of hedging bets, decreasing the volatility of total returns, or improving returns, short selling must be handled with care - and with the right know-how. As Staley points out, "Short selling is not for the faint of heart. If a stock moves against the position holder, the effect on a portfolio and net worth can be devastating. Investors need to understand the impact on their accounts as well as the consequences of getting bought in before they indulge in short selling". The Art of Short Selling guides you - clearly and concisely - through the ins and outs of this high-risk, high-stakes game. Packed with landmark, cutting-edge examples, up-to-the-minute guidelines, and pertinent regulations, The Art of Short Selling is a timely and comprehensive reference that arms you with the necessary tools to make a prepared and confident entrance onto the short selling playing field.


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780471146322
SKU 30075782
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0471146323
Release Date 4/10/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1.25T
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0306
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Series Part 4

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