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Social Media Short Sellers Raise the Stakes

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. A lot of ...
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Cybersecurity Short Sellers Get More Selective

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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Why Short Sellers Remain Cautious on 3D Printing Stocks

Short interest during the two-week period ending September 15 fell on half of the four 3D printing stocks we follow. The sector is still digesting General Electric Co.'s (NYSE: GE) ...
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Are Short Sellers Regaining Their Interest Solar Energy Stocks?

Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mixed during the two-week reporting period that ended on September 15. Of the companies we watch, short interest rose on ...
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Short Sellers Increase Bets in Major Biotechs

The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, September 15. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big ...
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Is Major Semiconductor Short Interest Signaling an End to the Tech Rally?

The short interest data have come out for the September 15 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
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Major Pharma Continues to See Rising Tide in Short Interest

The short interest data have been released for the September 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 Run for Cover From Major Oil

The short interest data have been released for the September 15 settlement date. With oil prices seemingly on the slow path to recovery and the Dow and S&P 500 still ...
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Wells Fargo Short Interest Rises Over 11 Million Shares

Shares sold short in Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) rose 10.8 million to 34.2 million, an increase of 46% for the period that ended September 15. Wells Fargo is embroiled ...
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Tesla Short Interest Rises 1.7 Million Shares

Shares sold short in Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) rose by 1.7 million to 27.9 million for the period that ended September 15. The number is a very high 25% of ...
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Apple Short Interest Jumps 13 Million Shares, Largest Rise on Nasdaq

Among all stocks traded on the Nasdaq, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) had the largest increase in the number of shares sold short, up 13.1 billion shares to 60.1 billion in ...
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Twitter Short Interest Jumps Over 4 Million Shares

Sellers who have shorted Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) shares likely got slammed recently on rumors about a buyout from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) and Microsoft Corp. ...
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The 6 Most Shorted Nasdaq Stocks

The return of volatility to the markets after the doldrums of August appears to have pointed short sellers at rival chipmakers Intel and AMD. These two stocks saw the largest ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks

For all the volatility returning to the markets after the doldrums of August, there was little change among the top few most shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock ...
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Short Sellers Retract Bets in Major 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. A lot of ...
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