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Win the high-stakes game of short selling!
Short selling is growing in popularity—and for good reason. A smart shorting strategy can yield impressive profits while decreasing portfolio risk.
All About Short Selling reveals what you need to excel in this exciting form of trading—without making the classic “beginner’s” mistakes. An expert in the field, Tom Taulli provides a comprehensive game plan for playing—and winning—the short-selling game.
Avoiding complicated theories and overly technical explanations, All About Short Selling focuses only on what you need to know, including:
The benefits of short selling—from decreased overall portfolio risk to increased returns in tough markets
Tips for analyzing balance sheets, income statements, and cash-flow statements
Techniques for managing and evaluating a portfolio that includes shorted investments
Table of contents
Chapter 1. What Is Short Selling and How Can It Help Your Investing; Chapter 2. Characteristics of Short Selling; Chapter 3. Risks of Short Selling; Chapter 4. Fundamental Analysis; Chapter 5. Analyzing the Balance Sheet; Chapter 6. Analyzing the Income Statement; Chapter 7. Analyzing the Cash Flow Statement; Chapter 8. Technical Analysis; Chapter 9. Trading Strategies; Chapter 10. Alternatives to Short Selling; Chapter 11. Shorting ETFs, Options, and Futures; Chapter 12. Special Trades; Chapter 13. Portfolio Management and Evaluation; Chapter 14. Tax Strategies
Tom Taulli founded the companies BizEquity, ExamWeb, and Hypermart.net and is the author of several investing books, including Investing in IPOs and Stock Options: Getting Your Share of the Action.