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Short selling and stock trading videos

Stock trading videos
A good way of learning how to trade shares or what short selling is, is to learn from others. There are as always many different options when it comes to learning. Some people prefer learning by reading short trading books or listening to audio books by professional traders, others prefer going to presentations or taking lessons. One of the best ways according to us is where you can hear and see the actual traders in action, i.e. by watching short selling videos on Youtube and elsewhere.

We have hand picked some of the best short selling and trading videos below for you to watch. Watch one video per day to or from work and make notes if necessary. Then you have some great ways of getting up to speed before you make the decision on going short yourself. Some are more generic than others but in all of them you will see that there is a lot to be learned.

If you have any other videos you love and want to share with others, do not hesitate to let us know and we will review your suggestion and may include here on the videos page.

What does short selling mean?

Since you have found our website you probably most likely already know what short selling means, but for the ones of you that do not or just want some more insight into short selling we have gathered a few beginner videos below on the subject of shorting.

How Short Selling Works

Video length: 9 mins 40 seconds
This video covers what short selling is and how it works when short selling stocks directly on the stock market. This is the fundamental way of how shorting works behind the scenes, but quite a bit different when shorting CFDs in the new way we are covering here on When shorting CFDs you do not need to do the extra manual work with borrowing stocks but outcome with making money on a downtrend rather than the uptrend of a stock.

Short-Selling for Beginners | Learn How to Short-Sell Stocks

Video length: 10 mins 02 seconds
Another video for beginners explaining what short selling is, with some simplified graphs and real life short trade examples.

More about trading stocks and currencies

What is the opposite of shorting? Bull and bear markets? How to get started as a part time of full time trader. In the videos below you can find the answer to most of those questions related to stock trading and currency trading online.

Understanding Long and Short Terms in Stock Market Trading

Video length: 3 mins 57 seconds
A video by Sasha Evdakov, where you can learn what the terms “long” and “short” means and understand where our name “Short Selling dot com” comes from.

How Much Money Do You Need to Start Trading for a Living?

Video length: 5 mins 22 seconds
A popular question asked by many beginners. Some of the key questions that you need to ask yourself is:
– What kind of lifestyle do you want?
Do you want to be a stay at home parent with some extra bucks or is the aim to live in a 5 million dollar villa? Think what kind of expenses you have currently and how you think you would need on a monthly basis.
– How much money do you need to start trading to get to that lifestyle?
By looking at the average movements of shares in a day or month you can see how many stocks you need and how much money you would need.
In the video you can see some math breakdowns with examples of how to calculate it all and how you can reach there.

Is selling an option is same concept as short selling a stock?

Video length: 11 mins 55 seconds
In this video you will learn the details of what short selling option means vs. short selling a stock by looking at a specific trading example in a simulated trading software.

Candlestick Patterns for Consistent Day Trading Profits

Video length: 13 mins 34 seconds

Generic news and real life trading videos

Below you can find some interesting news coverage and real life trading videos.

Jeffrey Middleswart Discusses Short-Selling Strategy

Video length: 6 mins 17 seconds
An older video from Bloomberg where you can hear how Jeffrey Middleswart, the president of research at the american company Behind the Numbers LLC is talking about his short-selling strategy. You can often learn a lot from old crisis as history often repeats itself, especially when it comes to the financial markets.

Read to trade

When you have watched all of the videos on this page you are probably ready to get started by registering on one of the short selling brokers. You can start with a demo trading account, where you don't risk any money but put your strategies into practice or maybe deposit a lower amount of money from 100-150 EUR/USD to see how well you are doing.
›› Have a look at our best short selling broker platforms here