• Tim Knight from...
    09/19/2014 - 20:15
    I was originally going to title this post "Jackie DeAngelis Must Die", but I thought she might take it the wrong way.

Short Interest

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Pick Up In SPY Short Interest





Data Explorers, via Alphaville, is demonstrating a rapid pick up in SPY shares on loan, a proxy for Short Interest. Of course, with periodic short recalls such as the one in IYR by UBS, it is only a matter of time before the banks create an artificial end to any such comparable bearish momentum trend in any of the highly trafficked ETFs. Stay tuned as we find out where the first SPY recall of the day will occur.

 
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Market Rips, Short Interest Plunges





This is so much more than just a short covering rally. Oh wait, it's not.

 
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Early March Saw Largest Increase In Short Interest In 9 Months





According to data from TrimTabs, the first half of March (March 2- March 13) saw $15.78 billion in new short positions opened in the Russell 3000, resulting in aggregate short interest of 14.28 billion shares or a total of $227 billion in short positions (2.92% of Russell 3000 market cap) at March 13, from 12.84 billion shares or $203 billion on February 27. This has been the largest increase in short interest since June 2008.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Early March Saw Largest Increase In Short Interest In 9 Months





According to data from TrimTabs, the first half of March (March 2- March 13) saw $15.78 billion in new short positions opened in the Russell 3000, resulting in aggregate short interest of 14.28 billion shares or a total of $227 billion in short positions (2.92% of Russell 3000 market cap) at March 13, from 12.84 billion shares or $203 billion on February 27. This has been the largest increase in short interest since June 2008.

 
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