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short long stock

Short Long Stock is a way to make money in a stock market. It is a type of trading strategy that takes advantage of short and long positions in stocks. With short long stock, you would sell a stock (known as "going short") at a high price and then buy it back (known as "going long") at a lower price, making a profit in the process. To do this, you need to be able to predict when stocks are going to go up and down, so you can buy and sell at the right times.