How to Short a Stock

May 31, 2011
J. Webster
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Sometimes the shorting of stocks can be a little confusing, here’s an excellent explanation from the Khan Academy.

After viewing the video, you can take this new knowledge, or refresher, and go and short a stock like LinkedIn (LNKD). This stock of course had a huge run up after their IPO, and is ripe for a short. This is now close to a $10 billion dollar company that makes all of their money off of referrals and advertising, just seems far fetched that they can maintain their $90 stock price.

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