Short sellers need to borrow stock in order to short sell. I understand they typically get this stock through a broker though some sort of arrangement where they pay interest. I was wondering, how ...
I'm just began playing in the stock market. I just executed a SELL, because I think the market is going down. I don't actually have any of this stock. Apparently, it's quite common strategy. I would ...
I've noticed that a many times while trying to sell short a stock I get this message. (I use Scottrade as my broker). I think these stocks are being manipulated, for example, stocks like BSFT that ...
Since many brokers disallow investors from shorting sub-$5 stocks, why don't all companies split their stock until it is sub-$5
Seems like a no-brainer? I guess if your security is not marginable, it can't be bought long on margin either, but I would also guess for most companies there are more margined shorts than margined ...