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Short Selling | Trading Terms

Selling with the goal of profiting, also known as shorting, is one of those things that many new traders are baffled by. How can I sell something that I don’t own? How can I win if something appears to be losing? This video answers those questions and more.

From the definition of the term, to what it looks like in the Trading 212 platform, we look into this term in a simple way that will make it as simple as possible to understand. David goes through the theory and demonstrates it in the real market with a step by step guide on how to find situations when a short could be a winning one and how to set up and execute a selling position.

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