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Short selling enables traders to profit in a down market or protect existing investments. Find out how and why short selling can become a key part of a balanced trading strategy.
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Learn the different ways you can open and close a position – from a simple, immediate trade to an automatic instruction to deal in your absence. Orders can help you lock in profits or guard against loss: get to know the various types and see how to use them.