Posts Tagged ‘US Treasury’

Lehman Brothers’ Short Selling Lesson

January 5, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Share prices are now high by certain standards. Some are ripe for shorting, at least in theory. But in practice short trades are almost guaranteed to lose money in a rocketing market.  Short-biased hedge funds lost money in the past 12 months and short selling fell in December as stocks climbed.   (more…)