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Financial terms in "Ipos"

1. Form S-1

2. management's discussion and analysis

3. underwriter's warrants

4. issue by tender

5. institutional pot

6. group sale

7. Underwriting

8. DPO

9. undersubscription

10. Hot issue

11. green shoe

12. Gross spread

13. Registered Company

14. hot stock

15. follow on public offer (FPO)

16. Investment bank

17. jumping the gun

18. Reverse Merger

19. Firm Commitment

20. flipping

21. direct financing

22. flotation costs

23. mispriced

24. price talk

25. beauty contest

26. SEC filing

27. Rights Issue

28. NASD Form Fr-1

29. day to day (DTD)

30. Overallotment

31. special offering

32. liquidity event

33. Initial Public Offering

34. collar

35. buy, strip and flip

36. Exit Strategy

37. best efforts offering

38. effective date

39. selling shareholders

40. syndicate

41. Waiting Period

42. circle

43. tombstone

44. spinning

45. allotment

46. reverse acquisition

47. issuance date

48. impact day

49. firm commitment offering

50. minority IPO

51. friendly hands

52. accelerated bookbuild

53. offering

54. all hands meeting

55. forced initial public offering

56. comparables

57. Lead underwriter

58. Public Issue

59. IPO halt

60. issue department

61. standby underwriting

62. distribution capability

63. Secondary Market

64. rule 2790

65. underwriting group

66. reverse greenshoe option

67. Offering price

68. primary distribution

69. final prospectus

70. death star IPO

71. Public Securities Association

72. subscription period

73. back stop

74. IPO ETF

75. subscribe

76. due diligence meeting

77. Corporate Financing Committee

78. final negotiations

79. Cooling-Off Period

80. Direct Public Offering

81. Registration Statement

82. penalty bid

83. date of issue

84. shelf registration

85. registration fee

86. fund

87. initial delivery

88. devolvement

89. IPO spinning

90. offering range

91. Securities and Exchange Commission

92. book building

93. general public distribution

94. investment banker

95. banking syndicate

96. round of funding

97. release letter

98. originate

99. friends and family offering

100. negotiated underwriting

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Sell Short

Categories: Strategies, Investing and Trading,

selling short is a trading strategy that's designed to take advantage of an anticipated drop in a stock's market price.To sell short, you borrow shares through your broker, sell them, and use the money you receive from the sale as collateral on the loan until the stock price drops. If it does, you then buy back the shares at a lower price using the collateral, and return the borrowed shares to your broker plus interest and commission. If you realize a profit, it's yours to keep. Suppose, for example, you sell short 100 shares of stock priced at $10 a share. When the price drops to $7.50, you buy 100 shares, return them back to your broker, and keep the $2.50-per-share profit minus commission. The risk is that if the share price rises instead of falls, you may have to buy back the shares at a higher price and suffer the loss.During the period of the short sale, the lender of the stock is no longer the registered owner because the stock was sold to the purchaser. If any dividends are paid during that period, or any other corporate actions occur, the short seller must make the lender whole by paying the amount that's due. However, that income is taxed at the lender's regular rate, not the lower rate that applies to qualifying dividend income.

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