Home
E-Mail
Latest

Short Sale Financial Glossary

What is it? Sale of an asset that the investor does not own or any sale that is completed by the delivery of a security borrowed by the seller. Short selling is a legitimate trading strategy. Short sellers assume the risk that they will be able to buy the stock at a more favorable price than the price at which they sold short.

Finance Term Definition Added By: Caden

The Short Sale definition has been viewed 2785 Time(s)!




Send To Friends!

If you'd like to send the Short Sale definition to yourself or to your friends/colleagues, just enter the e-mail addresses in the boxes below -





We hope you now understand the meaning of Short Sale. If you need any more information on this term, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Other Similar Finance Terms:

Financial Term Oversold is Opposite of overbought.

Financial Term Personal Pension Plan is Personal Pension Plans are designed to cater for pension planning for the self employed or employed in non-pensionable employment. Contributions made to a personal pension plan are exempt from tax at the persons highest rate of tax and the retirement age may be selected at any time from age 50 to age 75. Up to 25% of the pension fund on retirement may be taken as a tax free cash sum and it is this tax free sum which is used to repay the mortgage debt in the case of a Pension Mortgage.

Financial Term Default is Failure to meet the terms of a credit agreement.

Financial Term Grace Period is A period of time when no interest or fees accrue.

Financial Term H/B is Hold / buy