short interest

Social Media Stocks Attract Short Sellers

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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Short Sellers Run for Cover From 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 Interest in Major Semiconductors Continues to Dip

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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Short Sellers Hike Bets in Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, June 30. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Major Pharma Short Sellers Become More Selective

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 Back Off Major Oil

Crude oil had traded above $50 a barrel before early March, and recently it has taken a big step back. This was once thought as a support level, but after ...
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Short Interest Still Falling in 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest during the two-week period ending June 30 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 Flee Solar Stocks, Load Up on Alternative Fuels

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on June 30. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on ...
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Apple Short Interest Plunges 14 Million Shares

Shares sold short in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) dropped 13.7 million in the period that ended June 30. The figure shrank to 41.9 million shares, so the drop off was ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The most shorted stock traded on the Nasdaq held on to its top spot on the list between the June 15 and June 30 as short sellers piled on. This ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

The moves in the six most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange were mostly upward again between June 15 and June 30. This seeming confidence in the ...
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Social Media Stocks See Rise in Short Interest

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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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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