One of the major selling points for exchange-traded funds is that they can be sold short. Given the recent tenor of the stock market, that should be a big plus -- after all, it's much easier to bet on a decline in a portfolio of stocks than to make separate bets against each individual holding.But the truth is, it's not as easy to sell an ETF short as the industry would have you believe.
Not as Easy to Short ETFs as You May Think
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