Short Interest

Business / Finance / Short Interest: The sale of futures contracts to eliminate or lessen the possible decline in value of an approximately equal amount of the actual financial instrument or physical commodity. Related: Long hedge.

Other Words for Interest

Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
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Other Words for Short

Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
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Short Interest Theory

Business / Finance / Short Interest Theory: Total number of shares of a security that investors have sold short and that have not been repurchased to close out the short position. Usually, investors sell short to profit from price declines. As MORE

Short Oil

Entertainment / Bowling / Short Oil: Also known as limited distance dressing/LDD. A condition in which oil is applied to the front 24 feet or less of the lane, with the remainder dry. Can be very high scoring. MORE

Short Pin

Entertainment / Bowling / Short Pin: A rolling pin that doesn't quite knock down a pin that's standing. MORE

Short Position

Business / Finance / Short Position: The theory that a large interest in short positions in stocks will precede a rise in the market prices, because the short positions must eventually be covered by purchases of the stock. MORE

Short Message Service Center (SMSC)

Technology / Cell Phones / Short Message Service Center (SMSC): The hardware device submitting the messages. Currently, SMSC devices support binary formats. MORE

Short Iron

Entertainment / Golf / Short Iron: Any of the more lofted, shorter-shafted irons (usually considered the 8 through all wedges) MORE

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