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short-sell

(shôrt′sĕl′)
v. short-sold, short-sell·ing, short-sells
v.tr.
To make a trade that produces a return inversely related to the price of (a security or index).
v.intr.
To make a short sale.
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In our paper, we simulated hypothetical short-sell orders that comply with Rule 201 during the financial crisis period of September-October 2008.
Using rule-compliant simulated short-sell orders, we found that the rule is more binding during periods of low volatility and that the execution rates of rule-compliant simulated short-sell orders were very high during the crisis period of 2008.