The Top 5 Most Shorted Stocks on the NYSE

The Top 5 Most Shorted Stocks on the NYSE

The Top 5 Most Shorted Stocks on the NYSE $F, $GE, $BAC, $SNAP, $RAD History tells us that October can be a volatile frame for the stock market, and this year we are seeing it in spades. Investors and traders worry about the Fed raising interest rates, weakness in global and emerging markets, the effects […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers $TSLA, $BLK, $VTI Accused by Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk of making “excessive profit” by lending shares to *Short-sellers, Top index fund companies shot back Friday that they are only looking out for their investors. The responses from BlackRock Inc and Vanguard Group came […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up” $TSLA Friday, hedge fund manager David Einhorn hammered Tesla Inc ($TSLA) and its “despondent” CEO Elon Musk, comparing the niche EV company to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, where he had flagged accounting problems several months before its Y 2008 collapse. “Like Lehman, we think […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!” $TSLA Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been under heavy pressure since mid-August. After trading to all-time highs on 7 August at the 380 mark, TSLA has been hammered by about 20%, closing 300.99 Tuesday. While many times the sell-offs are viewed as buying opportunities, the recent behavior of […]

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers $SLV, $GLD The Devils Metal will bounce right back up in symmetrical proportionally when the short covering begins to happen. Let’s consider silver’s numbers. The 52-wk low in specs’ silver-futures shorts was 41.5-K contracts in mid-September 2017.  Getting back there would require an astounding 78.6-K contracts of short-covering buying.  […]

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat

Traders Buying Corn, Selling Soybean and Wheat $CORN, $SOY, $WEAT Speculators were pegged last week by trade sources as net buyers of Chicago-traded Corn, Soybeans and Wheat, but their Corn views did not budge, and they were net sellers of Soybean and Wheat. Despite a drop in exportable Wheat supply worldwide, US exporters have yet […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEo Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey and wielding a sword just hours before the automaker said its accounting chief would leave after a 1-month stint, the latest in a string of unusual behavior and executive departures that is […]

Elon Musk, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Tried to ‘Burn’ Short-Sellers

Elon Musk, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Tried to ‘Burn’ Short-Sellers

Elon Musk, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Tried to ‘Burn’ Short-Sellers $TSLA Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) and CECO Elon Musk has been sued by noted short-seller Andrew Left, who alleges Mr. Musk fraudulently engineered his since-abandoned plan to take Tesla private to “burn” stock investors who bet the EV company’s shares would plunge. Mr. Left, who runs Citron […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Bears in Control

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Bears in Control

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Bears in Control $TSLA Investors betting that Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock will lose value, aka Short seller or “shorts” have made $1.2-B+ since CEO Elon Musk 7 August when he 1st Tweeted that fateful ‘420’ Tweet about taking the company private, “financing secured”. Much of that gainer came Friday, after the NY-T’s published a revealing, […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud $TSLA Friday, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its CEL, Elon Musk were sued by an investor who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to “completely decimate” short-sellers, through Mr. Musk’s proposal to take the EV company private. Short-sellers borrow shares they believe are overpriced, sell them, and then […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force $TSLA The number of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares sold short has rebounded and are now higher than before CEO Elon Musk proposed Tuesday taking the EV maker private, according to data from financial technology and analytics firm S3 Partners. As of Thursday, 34.75-M Tesla shares were sold short, up […]

Goldman Sachs Very Bearish Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Musk Bristles…

Goldman Sachs Very Bearish Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Musk Bristles…

Goldman Sachs Very Bearish Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), Musk Bristles… $TSLA Elon Musk says Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) bears like Goldman Sachs are in for a ‘rude awakening’ Goldman Sachs raised its Model 3 production estimates Monday, but the bank is Very Bearish Tesla. CEO Elon Musk sent a news article about the analyst note to the entire company. “They […]

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming $TWMJF, $ACBFF The total value of Short positions in global marijuana-related stocks has climbed to a record approaching $2.1-B, according an analyst at IHS Markit in Boston. Short sellers have increased their positions amid concern that the sector is overvalued, and it’s becoming easier to find […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Fail, All ‘Rentier’ Businesses Fail

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Fail, All ‘Rentier’ Businesses Fail

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Fail, All ‘Rentier’ Businesses Fail $TSLA Jim Chanos bets that Tesla. Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk’s struggling EV company will fail. Mr. Chanos has identified, and sold short many of the best-known corporate disasters of the past few decades. He say in an interview Wednesday, that  the underlying philosophy of his investment strategy […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $FB Trading in Bitcoin is volatile, while .DXY takes a beating In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter […]

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Trading in Bitcoin is volatile. In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter that investors had displayed […]

Morning Briefing: Gold Defying the Market Experts

Morning Briefing: Gold Defying the Market Experts

Morning Briefing: Gold Defying the Market Experts $GLD Wall Street continues Short and caught short Gold as Y 2018 open the New Year’s trading. Gold continues to defy it critics rising 11.00 Friday to break the psych mark at 1300, and close on its highs near 1305.00. The new 3-month high represents a 70.00 rally […]

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades

Goldman Requires 100% Margin on Some Bitcoin Futures Trades $BTCUSD, $GS, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin is currently trading at: 17,339.625, +552.73, or +3.29%, as s of 7:39a GMT. Market open. Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) has demanded some clients set aside funds equal to the full value of their Bitcoin futures trade as a condition for clearing the transaction, aka 100% […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Sellers Press Their Bets

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Sellers Press Their Bets

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short Sellers Press Their Bets $TSLA Noted Short-seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates continued to add to his Short position in electric car maker Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) throughout the year even as the company’s shares rallied, he said at the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit  Tuesday. Mr. Chanos, who 1st disclosed his […]

LTN Favorite Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Above Key Resistance Turned Support

LTN Favorite Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Above Key Resistance Turned Support

LTN Favorite Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Above Key Resistance Turned Support $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) with a market cap near 12-B has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 21 October 2015. Ferrari is in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry and Consumer Goods sector and trade as a Luxury brand. Average volume for Ferrari […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Thursday, with Wheat futures jumping about 5% as a flurry of export deals prompted funds to cover short positions. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 12.5 cents, or 3.71%, to 3.495 bu. December Wheat delivery […]

Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil

Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil

Hedge Funds Exit Bull Bets on Crude Oil $OIL, $USO Hedge funds’ net Long position in Crude Oil has fallen by nearly 100-M bbls over the last 2 weeks Hedge funds tempered their Bullishness towards the petroleum complex during the 1st week of September, according to positioning data from regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures down on favorable crop weather and profit-taking after a 5-session advance that was driven by resurgent export demand. Corn futures firmed, gaining Vs Soybean ahead of a Key US government crop report out Friday, […]

Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI) Short Squeeze Coming

Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI) Short Squeeze Coming

Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI) Short Squeeze Coming Tom Ronk is updating coverage on Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI).  There have been 28.4 million total shares shorted at an average price of $5.12.  6.65 million of those in 2016 alone.  The stock is crossing above the SqueezeTrigger Price right now  and a short squeeze is starting today!  Get […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Coybean futures all finished sharply higher Tuesday, as investors expected Argentine Soybean production would be cut severely due to wet harvest weather. Chicago Soybean led the gainers as the most active Soybean contract for July delivery rallied 31.75 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat finished higher Monday, Soybean fell on profit taking to open this week. The most active Corn contract for May delivery added 2.50 cents, or 0.66%, to close at 3.81 bu. May Wheat delivery advanced 13 cents, or 2.83%, to […]

Most Investors Are Optimists, They Never Short Stocks

Most Investors Are Optimists, They Never Short Stocks

Most Investors Are Optimists, They Never Short Stocks $TSLA, $AMZN, $FB Stocks go up, they go down, and up again… Most retail/civilian participants focus only on stocks that go up. That makes sense to many people as markets do tend to rise over time, but nothing happens in a straight line. If only buying for […]