Introduction to Stocks and Short Selling Course

Alison
Online

Free

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  • Course
  • Online
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Everyone knows that when you identify stocks that you believe are going to increase in price you buy them. But how can you profit from stocks that you believe will decline in price? The answer is shorting. Shorting enables you to sell stock that you do not own and buy it back at a later time, ideally at a lower price. In this free online course you will learn more about stocks and shares and how they are valued. You will then learn about the process of short selling, how to borrow stocks that you do not own, what obligations you have to original owner of the stocks, and how to cover your short where you return the stocks after buying them back, hopefully, for less than the cost when you sold them. This course will be of interest to professionals in the financial services sector and anyone who wishes to understand stocks and what the process of short selling involves. Please note that while this free course will teach you about making investments in stocks in general, it does not advocate that you should buy stocks or invest in the stock market, and that any investment made in the stock market may lose money.

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Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Online

What you'll learn on the course

Stocks
Sales
Stock Market
Short Selling
Shares

Course programme

Module Title Module 1: Introduction to Stocks and Short Selling Module 2: Introduction to Stocks and Short Selling Assessment

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