The engagement commenced with about two hundred chops administered by the short
sailor and the tall sailor alternately, without producing any particular result, until the short
sailor was chopped down on one knee; but this was nothing to him, for he worked himself about on the one knee with the assistance of his left hand, and fought most desperately until the tall sailor chopped his sword out of his grasp.
The clang of blows, the cries of the stricken, the short
, deep shout of the islanders, and the fierce whoops of the rovers, rose together in a deafening tumult, while the breath of the panting men went up in the wintry air like the smoke from a furnace.
Here's somebody comin' at last, ma'am,' said the short
If both the longs and the shorts rise, you'll make money in a rising market as long as thepurchases outperform the short sales.
He then sells the borrowed stock through the same broker,and the proceeds of the short sale earn interest at a broker loan rate, which is currently approximately 5 percent.