Author Archives: Chris Lange

Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

December 12, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.2% at 2,664.15. The DJIA closed up 0.5% at 24,505.36. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 6,862.32. Tuesday was a mixed ...
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6 Stocks Catching Multiple Upgrades and Downgrades

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have done it again and reached new intraday highs, with the Nasdaq not far behind. So what has helped push these markets ...
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Why Proteostasis Shares Are Exploding

Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PTI) shares absolutely exploded in Tuesday’s session, more than doubling after the firm reported positive results from its cystic fibrosis (CF) study. These positive study results ...
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What Netflix Subscribers Watched the Most in 2017

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is known for having some of the best content among online streaming services, with a revolving door new seasons and shows that grab our attention. Binge ...
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Major Oil Short Sellers Run for Cover

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel in the first quarter of this year, and finally it’s back to that magic number and pushing higher. The price has held ...
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Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on 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 Semiconductor Stocks

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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Major Biotechs See Rising Tide in Short Interest

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, November 30. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. Many of these ...
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Bank of America Sees Massive Surge in Short Interest

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) saw one of the biggest shifts in its short interest in the most recently reported two-week period. Short interest increased by over 13 million ...
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Short Sellers Back Off 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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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

December 11, 2017: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,659.98. The DJIA closed up 0.2% at 24,386.10. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 6,875.08. Monday was a solid ...
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What Will Apple Do With Shazam?

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) lurched higher on Monday after the iPhone giant announced its newest acquisition. This time Apple has its sights set on Shazam, a mobile app ...
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Why Symantec Is Partnering With Oracle

Shares of Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) saw a handy gain to start out the week, after it was announced that the firm’s major cloud security components would now be available ...
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Gas Prices Ease Near Post-Harvey Low Nationwide

Amid oil prices fluctuating a fair amount last week, gasoline prices moved lower as well, with the average price dropping 2.5 cents per gallon to $2.45. This is just a ...
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