Posts filed under “Short Selling”

Dow Close: -504

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Wow, that’s a heckuva a haircut there, brownie.

Today
was record volume for NYSE names, 7.9B shares.

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

Betting on Bear’s Bust

Category: Options, Psychology, Short Selling, Valuation