Shorts are betting against Teradata (TDC): the data warehousing firm saw its short interest rise...

Shorts are betting against Teradata (TDC): the data warehousing firm saw its short interest rise 65% in the 2-week period ending Dec. 15, Credit Suisse reports. Mellanox (MLNX), recently reported to be seeing heavy institutional selling, saw a 30% jump, and Atmel (ATML) a 24% increase. Also: Jive Software (JIVE) now has 28.9% of its float shorted, and ServiceNow (NOW) 38.5%. Are the shorts right, or will longs benefit from giant short squeezes down the road?
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  • zorro2828
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    okay, I read the quarterly report, listen to the call, and yes the CFO is new, but could the institutional selling be directly related to the lack of clarity when it comes to capital gains and the fiscal cliff? I am confused, this is a drop dead best in class stock with great RR of 150 and it seems to be progressing from a tech viewpoint to the 100 level.. Okay is Intel that big a deal considering they are so far behind?
    As a small investor, what am I missing other than they have so much money they can drive a stock into oblivion and back at their will.. here is the SEC and the safeguards to this type of trading?
    27 Dec 2012, 12:57 PM Reply Like
  • Bret Jensen
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    Think RAX and SPLK should be on that list as well.
    27 Dec 2012, 12:59 PM Reply Like
  • CashMan75
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    why would you short ATML, they have touch screen modules contract coming up left and right
    27 Dec 2012, 04:22 PM Reply Like
  • Btaleski
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    JIVE TALK! Sell it.
    28 Dec 2012, 08:09 AM Reply Like
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