Defining ‘The Big Short’
a year ago
There are two sides an investor can take in a trade: a long position or a short position. For the average investor investing in their retirement accounts, a long position is all they need to worry about.
However, for investors looking for additional profit potential, then using short positions can be a viable option. Let’s examine what both long and short positions are, and then discuss the pros and cons of using shorts in your own portfolio.