Short Interest

Short Interest
The total number of shares of a security borrowed by investors and then sold in anticipation of a fall in the security’s value. Eventually, the investor buys back the shares and makes a profit from the difference in purchase and selling price.

Random Finance Terms for the Letter S

  • Short Covering
  • Short Hedge
  • Short Interest
  • Short
  • Short Sale
  • Short Selling
  • Short Squeeze
  • Short Straddle
  • Shortage Cost
  • Shortfall Risk