Short interest

• The total number of shares of a security that have been sold short by customers and securities firms. See also: Short Selling.

• This is the total number of shares of a security that investors have borrowed, then sold in the hope that the security will fall in value. An investor then buys back the shares and pockets the difference as profit.


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Accrued interest
Amortizing interest rate swap
Base interest rate
Benchmark interest rate
Capitalized interest
Cash flow after interest and taxes
Compound interest
Compounded interest
Covered interest arbitrage
Earnings before interest and taxes
Effective annual interest rate
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Equilibrium rate of interest
Forward interest rate
Future value interest factor
Future value interest factor for an annuity
Gross interest
Guaranteed investment interest contract
Indication of interest
Interest calculations and related formulas
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Interest coverage
Interest coverage ratio
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Interest equalization tax
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Interest rate on debt
Interest rate parity theorem
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Minority interest
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Nominal rate of interest
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Rate of interest
Real interest rate
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Selling short
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Term structure of interest rates
Term structure of interest rates and volatility
Times interest covered
Times interest earned ratio
True interest cost
Unsecured short term financing

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