Short sellers have moved into big financial firms. Short interest in Citigroup (C) rose 4.8% to...

|About: Citigroup Inc. (C)|By:, SA News Editor
Short sellers have moved into big financial firms. Short interest in Citigroup (C) rose 4.8% to 423M, largest short position in any stock; shares short in Wells Fargo (WFC) jumped 21% to 53M; Synovus (SNV) shorts climbed 9% to 106M. Most shorted NYSE stocks: Citigroup, Ford (F), Qwest (Q). Most shorted on Nasdaq: Sirius XM (SIRI), Level 3 (LVLT), Mylan (MYL).