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Short Sales: Bearish or Bullish?
Faculty Publications
  • Lucy F. Ackert, Kennesaw State University and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • George Athanassakos, University of Western Onterio
Department
Economics, Finance, & Quantitative Analysis
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2004
Abstract
Focuses on the relationship between short interest, a ratio of the number of shares short to trading volume, and excess return for Canadian stocks. Information on the requirement set by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) on short selling; Result of several studies on the relationship between short interest and excess returns; Computation for excess return and short interest using the TSX data.
Citation Information
Ackert, Lucy, and George Athanassakos. "Short Sales: Bearish or Bullish?." Canadian Investment Review 17.4 (2004): 9-13.