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FX traders tell us why they’re still talking about Nigel Farage and the ‘crackpot lunatic conspiracy theory’ of a massive short against the pound on the night of the Brexit vote

Nigel Farage made predictions on the night of the Brexit vote that turned out to be wrong, even though he knew of two private polls that predicted the correct outcome. Sources in the FX trading world told Business Insider of a speculative theory that someone placed a massive “knock-in short” […]
FX traders tell us why they’re still talking about Nigel Farage and the ‘crackpot lunatic conspiracy theory’ of a massive short against the pound on the night of the Brexit vote
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GOLDMAN: Here Are 23 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Shorting Like Crazy

Even with stock market climbing to record highs, traders continue to target stocks to short. Especially the traders at Wall Street’s big hedge funds. Goldman Sachs’ new Hedge Fund Monitor report, which looks at 783 funds with nearly $US2 trillion in gross equity positions, lists the 50 favourite short positions […]
GOLDMAN: Here Are 23 Stocks Hedge Funds Are Shorting Like Crazy
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Bill Ackman Fights Back!

[credit provider=”Getty Images Entertainment/ Stephen Lovekin/Staff”] Today Herbalife put on a multi-hour investor presentation in response to hedge fund manager Bill Ackman’s mammoth short thesis he gave last month. Ackman, who runs Pershing Square Capital Management, was not impressed with their takedown of his case he made.
Bill Ackman Fights Back!
Markets

10 Stocks That Got Shredded By Short Sellers In 2012

[credit provider=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPDLX0koXFs” url=”YouTube”] Investors don’t have to disclose their short positions on stocks.  So while a review of SEC filings can give you an idea of what investors like, it’s hard to tell what they hate.SunGard, one of the largest financial technology companies in the world has a product called […]
10 Stocks That Got Shredded By Short Sellers In 2012
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The 25 Stocks That Everyone Is Shorting Like Crazy

[credit provider=”Louise Palanker / Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/louisepalanker/4933404791/”] The S&P 500 ended 2012 up a solid 13 per cent, which was brutal for the bears shorting the market.Maybe the shorts will have better luck this year.
The 25 Stocks That Everyone Is Shorting Like Crazy
Markets

The Best Thing About Having A Big Mouth On Wall Street

[credit provider=”Flickr/garryknight” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/garryknight/5542172347/”] On Wall Street, investors and money managers usually like to keep the things they do pretty quiet. Tons of super successful people like Tom Steyer, Louis Bacon, and Bruce Kovner eschew the spotlight almost entirely.But as the NYT points out, rock star investors that disclose exactly what […]
The Best Thing About Having A Big Mouth On Wall Street
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