Posts filed under “Short Selling”

Financial Sector Stock Losses (by company)

Terrific interactive graphic from the NYT showing the financial destruction caused by the wall street meltdown.

29 firms have lost about a Trillion dollars. (thats trillion with a T)


via NYT

Category: Digital Media, Investing, Short Selling, Trading, Valuation

Dow Close: -504

Category: Investing, Markets, Short Selling, Trading

Single Digit Financial Midgets

Out of 254 financials in the S&P 1500 Composite Financial sector, 12 meet the criteria of being under $10, and having been over $20 in the past 3 years: CNB, ETFC, WM, HBAN, LEH, NCC, SOV, DRH, MTG, TSFG, BPFH, PBKS. Thanks to Mike Panzner for the data screen

Category: Credit, Earnings, Short Selling, Trading, Valuation

Put Some More Lipstick on These Pigs

It ain’t just Lehman, Fannie and Freddie: There are plenty of other Pigs in the sea. > Washington Mutual (WM) We are long this — my trading desk has been trying to bottom tick this today — but I don’t like it as anything other than a trade. > American International Group (AIG) We are…Read More

Category: Bailouts, Corporate Management, Credit, Short Selling, Valuation

Lehman = $4; WAMU = $2

Another day, another disaster at the 148 year old firm known as Lehman Brothers: > > When the posthumous story on Lehman gets written, I do not see how full blame for the debacle does not fall anywhere but squarely on CEO Dick Fuld, who has presided over a stock decline of 90%+ this year:…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Credit, Short Selling, Valuation

How I Spent My Summer Vacation . . .

Category: Markets, Short Selling, Trading

In Defense of Short Selling

Category: Markets, Short Selling, Taxes and Policy

Stocks Breaking Down on Volume

Category: Markets, Quantitative, Short Selling, Trading

Bob Farrell’s 10 Rules for Investing

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Contrary Indicators, Investing, Markets, Psychology, Short Selling, Trading

Dear Investor….

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