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How to Make Money Selling Stocks Short

4.02 of 5 stars 4.02  ·  rating details  ·  50 ratings  ·  4 reviews
There are two sides to everything, except the stock market. In the stock market there is only one side--the right side. In certain market conditions, selling short can put you on the right side, but it takes real knowledge and market know-how as well as a lot of courage to assume a short position.
The mechanics of short selling are relatively simple, yet virtually no one,
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Paperback, 195 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by John Wiley & Sons (first published December 24th 2004)
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Susanna
Great book. The title is very straight-forward and concepts are well defined. However, I must warn you that this book is not Stock 101.

In my humble opinion, the weekly charts are hard to understand. There is no explanation about the candles/wicks or how to interpret the Spider chart.

Despite all the hair-pulling confusion, I still enjoyed this book tremendously. Highly recommended for financial traders.
Rc
After reading various authors on investing, O'Neil's materials seemed to remain relevant, insightful, and without fluff. Another IBD devotee on a message board mentioned this book as a must read and source for his recent success, so I requested it from the library. It is a short read, with mostly charts of past models of short sells. O'Neil's explanations of why and how to be on the look for proper shorts are only a couple pages long, but should pique your awareness of the other half of investin ...more
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Jun 13, 2011 May added it
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It is mainly on technicals, which might work for short terms in specific types of markets. However, it will crush you in as many markets. There are a few books that are better on short selling, ins and outs, what to be concerned about, what to take advantage of, etc....
Dee Renee  Chesnut
Oct 20, 2009 Dee Renee Chesnut rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Dee Renee by: drchesnutwriter@hotmail.com
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Even if you don't sell stocks short, the information is useful for technical analysts for signals on when to get out of long positions.
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