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Hedge funds net short positions against the S&P 500 (SPY) stocks hits highs not seen since...

Hedge funds net short positions against the S&P 500 (SPY) stocks hits highs not seen since 2008, SocGen says. Funds have closed short positions on 10-year T-notes (TLH) and "strongly diminished" shorts on 30-year bonds (TMV), but remain neutral on the dollar/euro (ERO), and net buyers of the franc (FXF) and yen (FXY). Enthusiasm for gold (GLD) remains strong.
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  • Bear Bait
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    I see the Hedge fund shorters have moved to S&P 500 companies from France. What will the big money try to ruin next? Sorry boys and girls but there should be a mechanism to slow/limit shorting. Many of today's crisis' are magnified many times over by big money jumping in like vultures and picking (read shorting) them to death. It's my opinion, and I am entitled to it just like you are yours. Someone out there has the data that shows the effect of shorting. Big money has no conscious. They will screw there their grandmother for a buck.
    24 Aug 2011, 07:32 AM Reply Like
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