Handbook of Short Selling

Other | August 31, 2011

byGreg N. Gregoriou, Greg N. Gregoriou

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This comprehensive examination of short selling, which is a bet on stocks declining in value, explores the ways that this strategy drives financial markets. Its focus on short selling by region, its consideration of the history and regulations of short selling, and its mixture of industry and academic perspectives clarify the uses of short selling and dispel notions of its destructive implications. With contributions from around the world, this volume sheds new light on the ways short selling uncovers market forces and can yield profitable trades.



  • Combines academic and professional research on short selling in all major financial markets
  • Emphasizes details about strategies, implementations, regulation, and tax advantages
  • Chapters provide summaries for readers who want up-to-date maps of subject landscapes

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This comprehensive examination of short selling, which is a bet on stocks declining in value, explores the ways that this strategy drives financial markets. Its focus on short selling by region, its consideration of the history and regulations of short selling, and its mixture of industry and academic perspectives clarify the uses of s...

A native of Montreal, Professor Greg N. Gregoriou obtained his joint Ph.D. in finance at the University of Quebec at Montreal which merges the resources of Montreal's four major universities McGill, Concordia, UQAM and HEC. Professor Gregoriou is Professor of Finance at State University of New York (Plattsburgh) and has taught a variet...

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Format:OtherDimensions:624 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 31, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123877253

ISBN - 13:9780123877253

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Table of Contents

I. REGULATION IN THE US AND CANADA (7 articles)

II. EUROPEAN MARKETS (7 articles)

III. CHINA, JAPAN AND AUSTRALIA (8 articles)

IV. EMERGING MARKETS (5 articles)

V. PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE (6 articles)

VI. MODELING, EARNINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS (6 articles)