One of the quickest and easiest ways to make gains in the stockmarket is to own a stock that's experiencing ashort squeeze . A short squeeze happens when a stock is heavily shorted, but unexpected good news or other factors start …
Recently, "The Big Short" won an Oscar for its adaptation of the best-selling book chronicling how a handful of Wall Streeters made millions betting against the housing market before the financial crisis. "Movies like that show the …
Goldman Sachs is recommending clients to build short positions in the S&P 500, due to the weakening domestic economy. This morning’s dismal Philly Fed report added to Goldman’s conviction in turning bearish on the S&P 500 in …
Short interest moves among solar and alternative energy stocks were mostly lower during the two-week reporting period that ended on July 31. Of the companies we watch, short interest fell on all four solar stocks and on two of four …
You don't need a lot of special permissions or a margin account that would let you borrow money to buy stocks, and many brokerages don't have account minimums for long-only investors, as they do for short-sellers. All in all, buying stocks
It may look like you can't miss by going short now, but traders must always have a technical backdrop from which price plays the pivotal role. The Eurozone may break up, the jobs data was beyond depressing, volatility is high, and …
Chinese brokerages have stopped executing short sales after officials tightened trading rules in a new attempt to shore up the country's stock market. Short sellers borrow and then sell shares, betting they can buy them back later at a …
Recently, I said some unfavorable things about Taser International. Shortly thereafter, I received an E-mail from the CEO. "I would be more than happy to have someone drop by your office and let you personally experience the 'effects' " of the …
Normally at StreetAuthority, we focus on the "long" side of the market, but today we're going to spend some time explaining the other side: shorting stocks. If shorting stocks isn't already part of your profit strategy, then be prepared …
NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Short interest on the New York Stock Exchange jumped 4.8 percent in mid-February, the exchange said on Friday, touching an all-time high and suggesting an increase in bearish sentiment in the stock