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  • 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 ...
  • Gold is getting the bounce we anticipated – what’s next? On March 30 we warned to stay away from Gold (‘Right now, the best way to play Gold is to stay away‘).  At the time, Gold was trading at $1295 and subsequently dropped $30 to the $1375 range. We also called for Gold to re-test $1300, and today it did just that. Our original post outlined some ...
  • Momentum stocks losing momentum (IB) Interactive Brokers – popular among the ‘smart money’ crowd – released the top 15 shorted stocks as of last Friday, and it’s not pretty…  Nearly all are momentum stocks which have had incredible gains the past 12 months. IB’s original post can be found here. Share this:

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