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short sale

an act or instance of selling short.
Origin of short sale
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If they find work elsewhere they can do a short sale or deed in lieu and be freed from it, but taxes only if they are insolvent.
  • And anyone who ran bearish spreads, or a good old fashioned short sale, or long puts.
  • They're hoping for a short sale, which can be less damaging to credit ratings than a foreclosure.
  • To make a short sale, you borrow shares from your broker and sell them.
  • Real estate foreclosures and short sale transactions.
  • Some short sale and foreclosure practices are legal, and others are not.

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