Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Cybersecurity Stocks

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important issue that companies have to address as they continue to develop new platforms and mobile apps. Hackers have been able to steal credit card ...
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Short Sellers Still Wary of Price Rises in 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest during the two-week period ending June 15 rose on just one of four 3D printing stocks we follow. As of that date, the four stocks had posted year-to-date ...
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Short Sellers Back Off Major Semiconductors

Semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and broader electronics demand. In a wider sense, semiconductor and tech stocks are considered to be leading indicators for the ...
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Did Short Sellers Call This Macy’s Bust?

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) watched its short interest make an incredible gain for the period that ended on June 15. Macy’s stock has holding near a multiyear low, one not ...
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Short Sellers Continue Walking Away From Solar Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 15.  Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, BHP Billiton, Cintas, Monsanto, Schlumberger, Shopify, Hess, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally lower on Tuesday, with no real pull from major news one way or the other. The bull market is now well over eight years ...
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Major Biotech Short Interest Surges

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, June 15. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Pharma

Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process of getting their drug candidates to market through clinical trials. There is a fair amount of risk involved, should a study ...
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Short Sellers Hike Bets in Major Oil

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel before early March, and recently it has been absolutely slaughtered. This was once thought as a support level, but after crude dropped ...
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Avis, Hertz Deals With Google and Apple Ratchet Up Self-Driving Competition

Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) and Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) jumped into the self-driving sector as the car-rental companies forged deals with Google Inc. and Apple Inc., ...
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US to See Lowest Average Independence Day Gas Prices Since 2005

The July 4th holiday weekend is just around the corner now, and if you're planning a car trip, you're in for a pleasant surprise. The national average price for a ...
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5 Jefferies Franchise Picks Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2017

Incredibly, the third quarter and the 4th of July holiday are upon us. While the stock market has had an up and down June, and for that matter, a second ...
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Short Interest in GE Soars

For one week following the announcement that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) CEO Jeff Immelt will be replaced on August 1, the company's stock climbed about 5% higher. Then reality ...
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25 Great American Companies Paying High Dividends

Investors love dividends. Whether the market is up or down, many investors need those dividends to help pay income in retirement. Dividends also account for up to half of all ...
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Short Interest in Apple Falls Over 7 Million Shares

Ahead of earnings, and the release of the iPhone 8, the short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) fell 7.7 million shares to 55.5 million for the period that ended ...
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