Compared to an average short interest of 2.2% for all Dow components, bets against these three companies stand at around 8%.
Stocks could drift on low volume in the final weeks of summer, but traders increasingly believe a pull back is brewing in the not too distant future. Even short interest, a powerful market driver, is waning.
Plus, get calls on the banks, natural gas and more.
The recovery trade continues today. Cyclicals are notably outperforming more defensive names once again, with the Morgan Stanley Cyclical Index is up 3 percent, while the Morgan Stanley Consumer Index is up just 0.75 percent. This extends the recent trend that has taken place during the current summer rally.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Deere and UnitedHealth popped while Lockheed Martin and Moody’s dropped.
The trend continues: earnings beat, but revenues light. But that's good enough: stock futures are popping on the news. Why? Two reasons.
Investors should stay out of Russia until the fight against corruption and the rule of law improve in that country, William Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, has been denied entry into Russia since 2006, told CNBC.
Stocks ended mixed Monday as a dismal jobs report last week and expectations for a gloomy earnings season nagged at the market. But the Dow eked out a gain amid some bargain hunting.
Stocks were under pressure Monday as a dismal jobs report last week and expectations for a gloomy earnings season nagged at the market. But the Dow turned positive as investors took advantage of the selloff and did some bargain hunting.
Stocks briefly pared their losses after a report showed improvement in the service sector.
After the long Independence Day weekend, futures indicated a lower open for Wall Street as second thoughts about the U.S. economy's recovery spooked investors after last week's worse-than-expected nonfarm payrolls numbers.
Out-of-work with no place to land, the legions of America's unemployed are growing. The Labor Department is scheduled to release a report Thursday expected to show the nation's unemployment rate edging closer to double digits.
Stocks are staging a dramatic end to a tumultuous quarter with the S&P likely to close up about 15% for the 3-month period. But is this the end of the line?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Alcoa and Lennar popped while Conagra and Nike dropped.
The emerging markets of Brazil and China have led the global stock markets this year, but now options traders are looking for a pullback.
We’re “absolutely in a bull market” and U.S. stocks will rally for another couple of years, said Laszlo Birinyi, president of Birinyi Associates. He offered CNBC his top picks now.
At this point, you look for any selective weakness in sectors that you want to be “long” in, advised Peter Sorrentino, senior portfolio manager of Huntington Asset Advisors.
It’s been 100 days – no not since President Obama has taken office - but since his stimulus plan passed Congress. So which stocks are the big winners?
Stocks ended lower Wednesday as banks and techs pulled back and comments from the Fed poured water on the flicker of optimism.
Stocks pared their gains Wednesday as banks pulled back but investors remained hopeful that the worst may be over for the economy.