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Definition of "shorting" [shorting]

  • Present participle of short. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shorting" in a sentence
  • "While there are many polls-of-polls, for this exercise in "shorting" a candidate, we will look to InTrade. com."
  • "Some of these funds buy stocks but also engage in shorting, or selling a borrowed stock in hopes that its pri ce will fall, allowing it to be purchased later at a lower price."
  • "It stinks, half the shorting is probably naked and we small investors are being brutalized."