Going Short in Crypto: Betting on Price Declines

Short is a trading technique in which a trader borrows an asset to sell it, expecting its price to continue to decline.

What is short?

A method of trading in which a trader borrows an asset to sell it with the expectation that its price will continue to decline.

In the event that the price does go down, the seller of the short will then buy the asset at that lower price to return it to the lender of the asset, making a profit on the difference.
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