Tag: short selling

Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

| October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Three Of The Most Shorted Stocks Today Paying Dividends

Short selling is a trading strategy to bet that a stock price will fall. However, if many traders all short the same stock and the trade turns against them, they can get caught in a money-losing short squeeze. For high-yield stocks, selling short is often a bet on a dividend cut. When that doesn’t happen, […]

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Education Stocks Are Setting Up For A Short Selling Opportunity

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not every day that I talk about shorting stock. But today, I’m making an exception.  You see, I’ve made a bunch of money over the years selling stock short.  And I think we can make a lot of money in 2012 with this strategy. The stock market volatility we saw in 2011 will likely […]

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Is Matched Pair Trading For You?

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

When I started my working on Wall Street I was always learning new things. I worked closely with many different investors and saw various ways of making money. Not only did I learn about all the exciting security types – stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, REITs, MLPs, ETFs… But I also learned new ways to trade. […]

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The Morally Bankrupt Industry

| August 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s barely been two years since the subprime debacle. In fact, we’re still reeling from the financial crisis of 2008.  It’s one of the largest bubbles to burst in the history of the financial markets.  And we know the crisis was caused by the ridiculous excessive use of subprime mortgages (and related derivatives). There’s an […]

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Best Of DWR:  The Worst Idea Ever

| December 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note:  The research team at Hyperion Financial Group has been working tirelessly all year to bring you great investment ideas.  Some of our ideas worked better than others.  Sometimes we were on the mark, sometimes we missed a bit.  Either way, we’re constantly striving to bring you original money making ideas in some of […]

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The SEC Anti-Shorting Rules

| September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Let me ask you a serious question.  If you had a splinter in your thumb, would you listen to a doctor who suggested amputating your arm?  Would you just follow the advice blindly?  What if another doctor suggested a lung transplant because of a small cough?  Seems a little drastic don’t you think? We’re witnessing […]

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Use ETF’s For Long-Short Trading Strategy

| March 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

As an investment banker I regularly met with a number of professional investors.  Each one of these pros had a unique style and focus.  They included hedge funds, mutual funds, vulture funds, money market funds, debt funds, real estate funds.  And even funds of funds! What always amazes me is one simple fact.  There are […]

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Inverse ETFs – Short Selling

| January 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

When asked how to make money in the markets most brokers reply with the famous Wall Street saying, “Buy low and sell high.”  This is always easier said than done.  Anyone can make money when the markets are moving up and up and up.  But, what if the market starts falling? As we mentioned in […]

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