Posts filed under “Short Selling”

Dear Investor….

This will be the funniest thing you read today:

ACME Systematic Leveraged Macro Momentum Fund LP
321 Overprice
Greenwich, CT  00573

Dear Investor,

This letter is
to inform you that the wheels have come off of the proverbial wagon at ACME
Systematic Leveraged Macro Momentum Fund LP, and that the same awesome thematic
portfolio that made you feel (in the first half-year) as if you’d become very
rich in comparison to those sucking wind on their leveraged MBS portfolios or
Japanese Small-Cap Value Funds, has, quite literally, spontaneously combusted in
our faces…

Continued . . .


via Cassandra Does Tokyo 

Category: Credit, Currency, Finance, Hedge Funds, Short Selling

Betting on Bear’s Bust

Category: Options, Psychology, Short Selling, Valuation

Bear Hunt

Category: Credit, Legal, Markets, Politics, Short Selling, Taxes and Policy

The “No Loss Sale” Rule

David Weidner’s new column (out tomorrow) proposes outlawing the sale of any stocks for a loss.

Very clever!

Cox: But I was getting a pedicure the other day and I thought, ‘Why not just short selling?’ What about ALL selling?’ Why not make a rule that prohibits selling a stock for a price lower than the last trade. We’d stop losses altogether. Everyone would make a profit. Unlike some of these other measures you’ve heard today, it wouldn’t cost taxpayers a penny. So, what do you think of the Cox No-Loss Sale rule?

The no-loss sell rule
What if we tried a new strategy in the next six months?
David Weidner
MarketWatch, 12:01 a.m. EDT July 31, 2008

Category: Finance, Short Selling, Video

No Shorting. That’s the Rule.

Category: Short Selling, Taxes and Policy, Trading

Another Wild Ride On Wall Street

Category: Markets, Short Selling, Trading

Quote of the Day: James Montier

Category: Data Analysis, Earnings, Short Selling, Trading

Paulson & Co Opening New Fund to Re-Capitalize Banks

Category: Derivatives, Hedge Funds, Short Selling, Trading

Those Damn Short Sellers Are Just Killing It!

Category: Financial Press, Short Selling, Trading

In Defense Of Speculators

Category: Markets, Short Selling, Trading