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  • Our official opinion on Facebook stock (and other Social Media stocks) At times it may appear we are bearish Facebook stock, but this is not the case.  We simply, with the assistance of our computer algorithms, have the uncanny ability to read the market, and we call it as we see it. The following is a comment we posted on March 19 (Seeking Alpha) about Facebook, ...
  • Facebook: Exactly how many active users have a pulse? we may never know… One of our programmers told a story about how is 80 year old mother sent him an invite to ‘connect’ on LinkedIn:   This elderly lady unfortunately fell for a well known trap where LinkedIn logs into your email account and collects all of your contacts and indiscriminately sends every one of them an invitation to ...
  • Flashing Facebook Quotes On April 22nd we witnessed large orders appear then quickly disappear on the Facebook NBBO.  This behavior seems to be in line with what Nanex describes in this post re: Facebook Liquidity. The depth of the order book is used by humans and machines alike to gauge sentiment and determine how well a market can absorb ...
  • Largest Oustanding Short Positions indicate more pain for Momentum Stocks (IB) Interactive Brokers – popular among the ‘smart money’ crowd – released the top 15 outstanding short positions of their customer as of April 17. Again the Momentum names appear on this list from last week: Tesla, Amazon, Google, Netflix, Yelp… most which have seen some heavy price drops this past week. A new notable entry on the ...
  • Top 5 Shorted Securities by Sector (IB) Interactive Brokers – popular among the ‘smart money’ crowd – released the top 5 shorted stocks by sector as of today (April 15) and the top 5 largest short positions (4/11).   It seems the energy sector is ripe for a correction like we called 2 days ago (April 13) with our “Short Big Oil” call. Other ...
  • HFT reminiscent of Naked Short Selling in 2002 At some point in the early 2000′s, it was fashionable to manipulate stocks down by shorting them without borrowing them first.  The practice of Naked Short Selling wasn’t against the law per se, but stock manipulation was and still is.  Unfortunately, as is the case with precedent-based securities law, governing policies are reactive and therefore ...

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