to sell short
- sell securities or commodities or foreign currency that is not actually owned by the seller, who hopes to cover (buy back) the sold items at a lower price and thus to earn a profit
to sell short
- underestimate the real value or ability of
- Don't sell yourself short.
- Don't sell yourself short, Tom.
- Interest‐rate futures, forward‐rate agreements (FRAs) and forward commitments to buy or sell debt instruments shall be treated as combinations of long and short positions.
- Depending on their contract or statutory obligations with regard to heat supply, these units may have to sell power at a price lower than their short run marginal cost.
- As regards Magnox power plants and the electricity market, BE believes that the Measure, even if it reduces BNFL's power plants' Short Run Marginal Costs (SRMCs), cannot have an effect on the price at which BE can sell its own nuclear and fossil output.
- It is therefore reasonable to expect that the MEG price will go down in the short term and, that US producers will have reduced possibilities to sell MEG in particular in Asia, where the Chinese textile and polyester activities already take more than 30 % of worldwide MEG consumption.
- A two-way market is deemed to exist where there are independent bona fide offers to buy and sell so that a price reasonably related to the last sales price or current bona fide competitive bid and offer quotations can be determined within 1 day and settled at such price within a relatively short time conforming to trade custom.
- For the purposes of this section a two-way market is deemed to exist where there are independent good faith offers to buy and sell so that a price reasonably related to the last sales price or current good faith competitive bid and offer quotations can be determined within one day and settled at such a price within a relatively short time conforming to trade custom.
- For the purposes of the determination to be made under Article 124(3), competent authorities shall consider whether the value adjustments and provisions taken for positions/portfolios in the trading book, as set out in Part B of Annex VII to Directive 2006/49/EC, enable the credit institution to sell or hedge out its positions within a short period without incurring material losses under normal market conditions.