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  • 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:
  • Right now, the best way to play Gold is to stay away Summary: Medium term algorithmic signals show a rebound:  Expect a re-test of $1300 Long term algorithmic signals say Sell With no catalyst on the horizon to push Gold in either direction, it’s best to stick to the side lines At Intellikon, we have no bias in any market.  We are not thrill seekers, and we only take short positions ...
  • How to play a sideways market It has been a strange, choppy start to 2014 on the S&P 500.    After the 120 point emerging market sell-off in January, the index rebounded to hit new highs on March 7th, only to pull back to where we started in January. We know a lot of traders who are short this market.  We also happen ...

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