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a person, as a speculator, who sells short.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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If the price of a shorted share rises, the
still has to buy and deliver it whenever the lender wants it back.
Holding the short positions is expensive and risky for the
profits when the price of the stock declines.
It defines ownership for short sale purposes, and clarifies the requirement to determine a
's net aggregate position.
Thus, its provisions apply irrespective of a
has initiated a position by borrowing stock, the borrowed stock may be recalled at any time by the lender.
The rule is prophylactic and prohibits the conduct irrespective of the
is betting that the price of the stock will decline.
realizes a profit if the stock price has decreased subsequent to the establishment of the short position.
To accomplish this goal, a
is prevented from selling at sequentially lower prices.
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