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Short Sellers Piling Into Solar Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on August 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Major Semiconductor Short Sellers Become More Selective

The short interest data have come out for the August 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DDR, HP, L-3 Communications, Salesforce.com, Teva, Twilio and More

Stocks are very close to all-time highs, but Thursday's trading indication was for a weak open. With the bull market now seven and a half years old, it has to ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the August 15 settlement date. With oil prices seemingly on the slow path to recovery and the Dow and S&P 500 hitting ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Faces Significant Drop

The short interest data have been released for the August 15 settlement date. Pharmaceutical companies usually are involved in a lengthy process in getting their drug candidates to market through ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets in Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. Companies within the biotech industry are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big potential upside and big ...
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Ford Short Interest Jumps by 13 Million

Bets against Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) jumped by 13.3 million shares in the period that ended August 15. Year to date, its stock is off 12.7%, while the S&P 500 ...
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Short Interest in Apple Rises a Modest 1 Million Shares

The short interest in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) barely moved in the period that ended August 15, up just a million shares to 51.8 million. For the most part, the share price has been ...
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Short Interest in T-Mobile Jumps 2.2 Million Shares

The short interest in T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) jumped nearly 2.2 million shares (12%) to around 20.2 million shares for the period that ended August 15. That figure is ...
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Target Short Interest Rises by 5.7 Million

Short interest in Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) rose by 5.7 million shares in the period that ended August 15. That put the figure at 42.7 million. Target is among the large ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: Frontier in the Spotlight

In most years, August is the heart of the summer doldrums, but this year the markets are hitting new all-time highs. However, short sellers made very few big moves between ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Ford Rises to the Top

In most years, August is the heart of the summer doldrums, but this year the markets are hitting new all-time highs. And short sellers were not shy between the July ...
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How Seadrill Beat Profit Estimates

Offshore drilling company Seadrill Ltd. (NYSE: SDRL) posted second-quarter 2016 results before markets opened on Wednesday morning. The company reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenues of $868 ...
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5 Fastest-Growing US Neighborhoods

While our image of a boomtown may still be one of a gold-rush city of muddy streets and canvas tents, there are new boomtowns — or rather booming neighborhoods — ...
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18 Jobs Being Replaced by Robots

The number of jobs in the United States is projected to grow by 7% in the next decade. Advances in technology and evolving consumer demand will certainly create at least ...
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