Take short sellers seriously

Short sellers get a bad press. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.

It’s been a dramatic month for “attacks” by short sellers – investors who profit when share prices fall, rather than rise (see below for how this works). Here in the UK, litigation financing company and Aim star stock Burford Capital saw its shares slide as well-known short-seller Muddy Waters published a long report criticising the company’s accounting and corporate...
source: Money Week

2019-08-23 14:50
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