Flip side


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Flip side

In the context of general equities, opposite side to a proposition or position (buy, if sell is the proposition and vice versa).

Flip Side

The opposite position in an equities transaction. For example, if an investor wishes to enter a long position, the flip side is a short position. See also: Flip.
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But the flip side of flip is glib, and Goldstein does succumb.