Author Archives: Trey Thoelcke

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AbbVie Joins the 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Overall, there was little movement among the most shorted stocks on the New York Stock Exchange between the August 29 and September 15 settlement dates, other than a surge in ...
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Apple Climbs List of Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Familiar names made up the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the August 29 and September 15 settlement dates, though Apple did see a surge in shares ...
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Sprint Joins the 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

Surges in short interest between the August 15 and August 29 settlement dates pushed Sprint into the top five and Kinder Morgan into the top 10 most shorted stocks on ...
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Sirius XM Keeps Top Spot Among Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

Short sellers shied away from three of the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the August 15 and August 29 settlement dates. The biggest drop was in ...
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Xerox Hits Another Multiyear High

Morgan Stanley analysts reiterated their Outperform rating on Xerox Corp. (NYSE: XRX) Thursday, along with a $15 price target. But that seems to have been enough to lift Xerox shares ...
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Chicago Business Barometer Rebounds in August

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and MNI Indicators have released the Chicago Business Barometer for August. The Chicago Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) rose more-than-expected last month to a seasonally ...
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How Much Can RadioShack Expect to Get From Standard General?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) shares are still soaring on Thursday after reports earlier in the week that shareholder Standard General could offer a financing package that might help the struggling ...
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Short Interest Swings in High-Yield Dividend Stocks

The short interest data are out for the August 15 settlement date. 24/7 Wall St. reviews the higher-yield defensive dividend stocks for a sense of what short sellers may be ...
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Are E-Cigarettes Just as Harmful as Tobacco?

The scientific journal Addiction has reviewed the available research on the use, contents and safety of e-cigarettes and determined that they likely are much less harmful to users or bystanders ...
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CBS Joins the 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

CBS saw a sharp rise in short interest between the June 30 and July 15 settlement dates, lifting it into the top five most shorted stocks on the New York ...
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The 5 Most Heavily Shorted Nasdaq Stocks: Who Bucked the Trend?

Short sellers shied away from four of the top five most shorted stocks on the Nasdaq between the June 30 and July 15 settlement dates. The outlier was Frontier Communications, ...
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United Tech Earnings Beat, Rosy Outlook Can’t Stop Pullback

Posting better-than-expected results for the most recent quarter, along with an improved earnings outlook for the full year, was not enough to halt the recent slide in shares of United ...
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Comcast Earnings Buoyed by Growth in Business Services, Internet Customers

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) reported second-quarter results before markets opened Tuesday. The cable operator posted adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $16.84 billion. In the same ...
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Investors Unfazed by Board Changes at Tech Giants

Investors appear largely unfazed by announced board changes at tech giants Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL). Shares of the former were up Wednesday in early afternoon ...
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Whiting Becomes Biggest Bakken Shale Player With Buyout of Kodiak

Savings and scale appear to be the primary reasons behind the impending merger of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) and Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL). The two exploration ...
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