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Shorting bubble stocks too early is dangerous

This lesson assumes that you understand your financial goals and are familiar with all the risks and opportunities online trading provides. You can schedule a free call with our expert trader that will help you find the best way to achieve your financial goals.

As the old saying goes: The market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent. Short sellers shouldn’t try to pick tops.

The problem of shorting "bubble stocks"

Your natural inclination may be to short a stock that has gone “stratospheric.” But the problem with shorting “bubble stocks” is that overvalued often becomes r