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Wall Street heavyweights profited as the market melted down in February after getting private warnings from the Trump administration, new report says

Wall Street investors knew of private concern within the Trump administration around the coronavirus and used the knowledge to position for the following market plunge, The New York Times reported Wednesday. A memo penned by hedge fund consultant William Callanan described White House officials’ private wariness of a US outbreak […]
Wall Street heavyweights profited as the market melted down in February after getting private warnings from the Trump administration, new report says
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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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Stocks That Lots Of People Are Shorting Are Surging Today

[credit provider=”mango atchar on Flickr”] Stocks are off to a nice start this week as the S&P 500 is up around 0.8 per cent at lunchtime in the United States.Once again, some of the market’s most heavily-shorted stocks are leading indices higher with big gains to the upside:
Stocks That Lots Of People Are Shorting Are Surging Today
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50 Stocks That Hedge Funds Are Shorting Like Crazy

[credit provider=”Flickr / Thomas Hawk ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/5659767510/in/photostream/”] Goldman Sachs tracks a group of 50 stocks they like to refer to as the “Hedge Fund VISP (Very-Important-Short Position)” basket.The VISP stocks are the ones with the largest short positions against them as measured by total dollar value.  These are the stocks […]
50 Stocks That Hedge Funds Are Shorting Like Crazy
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The 15 Stocks That People Are Shorting Like Crazy

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blackjack_board.JPG”] Based on “short interest” you can find out which stocks investors are most bearish on, and betting are most likely to do down.When last we checked in on the 15 stocks the market currently loves to hate, little-known Canadian retailer Teavana topped the list, with big-box […]
The 15 Stocks That People Are Shorting Like Crazy
Markets

Montier’s Unholy Trinity Screen: Three Important Factors For Short-Selling

Three years ago, James Montier, renowned economist, analyst and behavioural investing expert (then working in equity research for Societe Generale), issued a note now famous in investing circles that lent support to short selling. At the time, he felt that market conditions were presenting very few bargain value opportunities, while […]
Montier’s Unholy Trinity Screen: Three Important Factors For Short-Selling