Sell Short: A Simpler, Safer Way to Profit When Stocks Go Down
"I know of no other book designed for the needs of the
individual investor or trader looking to make money on a broken
company or market segment. He turned shorting stocks from something
many see as 'the dark side' of investing into a great way to make
money in any market."
—Toby Smith, panelist, Fox News Channel's Bulls and Bears and founder and editor, ChangeWave Investing
"Sell Short is a great book for anyone who wants to be
able to trade all markets. Michael uses sound option strategies to
show how to play from the short side with limited risk and that's
what investing and making money is all about: controlling risk!
Sell Short isn't just a guide to trading—it is a
complete method for identifying opportunities and managing a
portfolio. I'll bet we all wish we'd read Sell Short last year, but
trust me, these strategies work in any market!"
—Jon "Doctor J" Najarian, Cofounder, OptionMonster.com
"Michael's approach to shorting stocks proves that solid
research in uncertain, volatile markets does pay off. In a world of
congenital optimists and crowded with long-only advisory services,
Sell Short is a terrific primer for all investors seeking to make
money on both sides of the market."
—Bryan Perry, editor, Tactical Trader and author, The 25% Cash Machine
"The events of the recent past have shown that this book is
overdue. Michael Shulman shows traders how to focus on individual
stocks and sectors that are underperforming and then profit from
them. An invaluable tool to complement any investor's trading
—Gerald Scheinman, Alcyone Capital Management, LLC
"Michael has been spot on about the financial and economic
crises for more than two years, way ahead of most in the financial
industry. He tells it like it is, avoids the fluff, and has an
uncanny ability to zero in on the critical aspects of the issues.
He writes easily, with clarity and humor—and a reader always
knows where Michael stands on an issue or how to execute a
—William Hyman, Investor
"Both institutional fund managers and retail investors will find
Sell Short profoundly informative for identifying multiple ways to
approach protecting downside risk in a portfolio as well as simply
making money on the short-side. As a long-oriented fund, the
downdraft of 2008 made it abundantly clear that everyone needs to
have a deep base of 'short' knowledge in order to generate strong
returns. Shulman's book should prove invaluable to novices and
—Jon Plexico, Stonepine Capital LP
Chapter 1 The Schadenfreude Component of Your Portfolio.
Chapter 2 How Shorting Works.
Chapter 3 The Case for Puts.
Chapter 4 Prospecting for Gold in Fading Stocks.
Chapter 5 Technical Indicators—You Gotta Love This Chart.
Chapter 6 Creating a Position.
Chapter 7 Going Short the Traditional Way or Borrower Beware.
Chapter 8 Shorting a Market Segment.
Chapter 9 Creating the Great Segment Trade.
Chapter 10 Shorting the Indices—Only the Big Ones. Please.
Chapter 11 Managing a Position or Everyone Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face.
Chapter 12 Shorting Commodities and Real Estate.
Chapter 13 Shorting a Country.
Chapter 14 Shorting in a Bull Market.
Chapter 15 Advanced Trading Techniques.
Chapter 16 Case Studies—Ruby Tuesday, the Bear, and the Home Builders.
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