short interest

Short Sellers Have Big Stakes for 2018 in Stocks Tracking Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

24/7 Wall St. tracks many key changes in the short interest of major sectors, but the fascination and outright tug-of-war taking place in the world of bitcoin, cryptocurrency and blockchain ...
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Short Sellers Take a Big Step Back From Major Banks

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the ...
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Short Sellers Keep Backing Off Major Oil Stocks

Crude oil reached above $63 a barrel for the first time in over two years this week. The price held relatively steady above $50 for most of 2017, but with ...
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Short Sellers Grow More Selective on Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, December 29. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered to be a riskier group of stocks, ...
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Major Pharma Short Interest Takes a Plunge

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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Social Media Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds

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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3D Printing Short Interest Slides as Share Prices Dip

Short interest during the two-week period ending December 29 fell on all four 3D printing stocks we follow. The shares of these companies continued to pull back from 2017 highs ...
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Intel Short Interest Plunged Before Chip Flaws Were Revealed

For the two-week short-interest reporting period that ended December 29, the number of shares short in Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) dropped by 27.3% (more than 36 million shares) to 116.41 ...
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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 Trends Higher in Solar, Lower in Alt Energy Stocks

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on December 29. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

With the holiday shopping season looking strong and tax reform coming to pass as last year wound to a close, how were short sellers positioning themselves for the coming year? ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

With the holiday shopping season looking strong and tax reform coming to pass as last year wound to a close, how were short sellers positioning themselves for the coming year? ...
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Why Are Short Sellers Making Big Bets Against Major Banks?

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it has been a major part of the recovery and raging bull market since then. Generally speaking, the ...
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Are Short Sellers Betting Against an Oil Rally?

Crude oil had reached above $60 a barrel for the first time in over two years this week. The price has held relatively steady above $50 for most of 2017, ...
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More and More Short Sellers Raising the Stakes in 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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