The Art of Short Selling – All You Need to Know

DeltaStock's short guide to short selling

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First came the global pandemic. Now, a full-scale war not seen in nearly a century threatens to repeatedly shake the global economy to its core, and yesterday’s bullish markets have ventured deep into the red. Doom and gloom forecasts aside, there are still plenty of strategies that traders could employ to take advantage of today’s unstable price movements.

One such strategy is called short selling.

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Amazon Splits Its Stock for the First Time Since 1999; Here Is What This Means for Traders

Rows of stacked cardboard boxes with Amazon logo

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In a move that closely mirrored Apple, Tesla, Google and other tech giants, on Wednesday Amazon announced its first stock split since the dot-com era, essentially informing investors that they will receive 19 extra shares for each share that they currently hold in the company. The e-commerce leader also said that it will kickstart a brand new $10 billion share buyback program, effectively replacing its previous $5 billion buyback program authorised back in 2016.

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