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  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    it is quite shocking to some posters when they discover that stocks are a two way street. to their surprise, a company can have a good future and you will still overpay for the stock. why? because the bulls have hyped and insiders want to exit at ridiculous prices divorced from reality. many times these insiders are helped by shorts who are forced to covered at inflated prices. eventually reality sets in and the stock collapses.
    Aug 14 08:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    "If naked short selling is past history then what is the best explanation for fails to deliver?"

    your implication is that there one share of fail to deliver that therefore naked short selling is a problem. that is error in logic.

    here is a starting point:
    Due to the contemporaneous implementation of the elimination of the options market maker exception and Rule 204T, they are analyzed together. FF 1 FF Since the rule changes significantly shortened the window to close-out most fail to deliver positions and expanded the close-out provisions to all equity securities, we would expect to see a decline in average daily fails due to compliance with the new rules, all else equal. However, it is also possible that certain behavioral changes or other factors could mitigate or exacerbate any effect. For example, faster “cycling” of fails (more rapid fail - closeout-fail-closeout) could lead to full compliance with the new rules but no change in average daily fails. In summary, the results indicate that fails to deliver decreased significantly after the elimination of the OMM exception and the implementation of the T+3 Close-out Rule. In addition, there is some evidence that optionable stocks experienced larger declines than non-optionable stocks. However, t he large downward trend in fails that occurred shortly after July 2008 appears to have ended. Average daily fails were 3.3% higher in the second half of 2010 than during 2009. Average daily fails were 14.4% higher during the second half of 2010 than during the first half of 2010. Despite the recent increase in average daily fails during the second half of 2010, fails have declined by 65.7% across all sec urities and 85.1% for threshold stocks since the elimination of the options market make r exception and implementation of Rule 204T on September 18, 2008 <http://1.usa.gov/1kU6cra;

    if anyone inc. you will provide more update to figures and analysis it would be appreciated

    be specific based upon the above what current option maker exemption there is and what it consists of and why it is unfair?
    Aug 10 02:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    naked short selling is past history.
    Aug 9 05:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    wrong question. it should be which companies.
    Aug 8 08:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    re: chain reaction
    the reverse- buying is even more likely because it is less likely to receive regulatory scrutiny and the action is considered to be more "american".
    Aug 8 08:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    not true.

    if you are shorting a decaying co. you may be short for years.

    " Stocks are an investment. Shorts are a trade. " your statement shows your bias and lack of professionalism.
    Aug 6 11:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Sellers And Seeking Alpha [View article]
    what is the problem, exactly?
    Aug 5 08:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kors: A Screaming Buy On This Earnings Dip [View article]
    why is a kors watch any different than a fossil watch? of course neither compares to my $20 amitron watch
    Aug 5 08:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kors: A Screaming Buy On This Earnings Dip [View article]
    what holidays are you talking about?
    Aug 4 11:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris Could Outperform This Sector Peer [View article]
    your handle is impressive.
    the rest is ....
    Aug 4 08:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Philip Morris Could Outperform This Sector Peer [View article]
    maybe both of them are lousy investments
    Jul 30 03:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coupons.com - Crazy Growth Assumptions Necessary To Justify Valuation - At Least 55% Downside With Clear Catalyst [View article]
    why the initial 50% sell off followed by a 100% gain off the bottom?
    Jul 29 11:46 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Molycorp Is Worth $1.60 Per Share [View article]
    did you sell them to open to collect premium?
    Jul 3 09:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Molycorp Is Worth $1.60 Per Share [View article]
    it is a good discipline when doing stock analysis.
    Jul 3 08:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Molycorp Is Worth $1.60 Per Share [View article]
    what position have you created to be net short?
    Jul 2 06:59 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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