SELLING SHORT Definition

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SELLING SHORT is selling securities not yet owned by the seller in anticipation of declining market prices. At some point in the future, the seller covers the sale by purchas­ing and delivering the securities.

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STRIPPED YIELD is the annual dollar dividend of a pre­ferred stock divided by its stripped price.

PURE COST is any direct readily verifiable cost assignable to the subject or item, e.g., the direct cost of producing a product.

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