The practical aspects of short-selling require more thought than just looking for “entry points” on a weekly chart. This is because the uncertainty of what is going on with respect to the action of the individual short-sale target stock as well as that of the general market at large must be managed in real-time. That can only be done at the granular level on a daily chart. As well, short-selling is very much about searching for clues at the scene of a crime. Once a big, leading stock begins to break down and starts to produce the initial rumblings of a potential overall topping formation, the crime scene is set, and now one must search for those minute clues that tell you when and where the precise short-sale entry and cov...
- CHAPTER 4: In and Out: The Mechanics of Short-Selling
- from Short-Selling with the O'Neil Disciples: Turn to the Dark Side of Trading
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
- Released: April 2015
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