Dec 31, 2020
A couple of days ago as I got in my car and turned on Bloomberg Radio, the head of Interactive Brokers (IBKR) Thomas Peterffy stated that across all their accounts at the firm the average client is net short. This is important for several reasons. First, Interactive is like...
Nov 11, 2020
There is an interesting development underway in the Automotive Manufacturing Group that is no longer led by General Motors (GM) or Ford (F) but by Tesla (TSLA) which has outperformed the traditional car companies this year in terms of price return and market cap.
Nov 15, 2019
When shorting a stock, there are many considerations to think about. One such consideration is how have the shorts done historically?
Feb 8, 2019
Sometimes the best absolute returns come after nasty drops. Is there more upside ahead? Maybe but probably there is a greater likelihood of a test of some lower levels before moving beyond 2700 on the S&P 500 for good.
Aug 17, 2018
Traditionally, markets struggle from August into October before getting a nice rebound. It looks like that pattern may play out again this late summer/early fall.
Jul 20, 2018
Netflix and Tesla are great examples of the ebb and flow of how short interest impacts a stock. Next week we will take a look at a stock that fall from grace after a move greater than 100% since last fall.
Apr 12, 2018
Tesla short sellers are very stubborn and prone to staying with a losing trade. In other words, they are not disciplined short sellers.
Mar 15, 2018
This morning The Wall Street Journal wrote an article "Netflix's Massive Rally Draws Attention of Skeptics". The title of the article should have been "Netflix's Critics Fail To Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is!"The noted skeptic in the article was short seller, Andrew...