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Japanese interest rates: Original post by Walter Johnson of Demand Media The process of shorting bonds is simple. The key ingredient is not owning the securities you sell. You borrow bonds from a broker. If you think rates will soon rise, which will lower the bonds' value, you sell. You buy them back at a later date for less than you paid. You give the bonds back to the owner and pocket the difference. Shorting is a way…

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