Short covering in Tech, Tech Services & Consumer Services

Short investors continue to suffer. High SISO names are not only rising, but outperforming the broader market. This is the stuff of "risk-on" cycles in the market that often lead to strong returns for shorting subsequently. Click here for the Short Update, including charts on short interest by sector and stocks showing the largest...

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Short Investors piling into Financials & Retail; Covering bets in Health Tech & Tech Services

The market value of short interest  increased by 2.9% ($18.6) billion over the past 30 days.  Net new active shorting increased by $12.7 bn.  The strongest short activity was seen in Finance, Retail Trade and Consumer Services.   The weakest short activity was seen in Health Technology, Technology Services and Consumer Non-Durables (...

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Two Rivers speaks at FactSet’s Investment Symposium

FactSet put on a great program in Washington, DC earlier this week. The keynote speakers were ex-Fed Chair Ben Bernanke and Colin Powell. Two River's Eric Fernandez spoke on short investment process and model-building. Here are the slides for his presentation....

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Short investors moving into Health Tech, Energy and Communications

Total short market value increased over the past 30 days rising 3.8%. Yet net new active shorting decreased $9.1bn. The largest increases were made in Health Tech, Energy and Communications. The biggest reductions in short interest were made in Finance, Tech and Consumer Services. Consumer Durables, Non-Energy Minerals and Distributio...

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