Shorting Gold and Silver
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After CPM’s most recent video, viewers comments indicated that there was some confusion around what “shorting gold and silver” really meant. In this video, CPM Group’s Jeffrey Christian discusses the difference between a commodities futures contract and a stock traded on a stock exchange. He also goes into detail about the difference between shorting and merely selling, and between naked shorting and covered shorting.
Finally, Jeff shows how gross long and short positions for non-commercial entities match those of their commercial counterparts.