Would You Short This Stock?

Last night I heard Jim Cramer on Mad Money say something that surprised me. A caller had asked him if he should go long the best of the breed stock Cramer was recommending-and short the competitor who was losing the war. Cramer said “Forget shorting stocks, my audience is not sophisticated enough for that strategy.” “But I like your strategy.” I thought that part of playing the money game was to educate-not keep people in the dark and celebrate their ignorance, but what do I know 🙂 I thought you might enjoy this article by the infamous Najarian Brothers, big time traders.
They are talking about why some of Google’s stock movement is due to short sellers who are feeling the pain!! At some point soon we will talk about shorting stocks and alternatives because I think the more we know the better investors we will become.

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