The process of undertaking a short sale.

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We had a shorting sale going on and I wondered how it would influence our partners and impact our organization.

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Since they had a feeling that stock was going to drop, they decided they should ho about shorting their position.

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By shorting the stock, the broker anticipated the decrease in the value of the stock and as such capitalized on the option exercised by his margin account.

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