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SHORT SELLER THROWING IN THE TOWEL SIGNAL

|Includes: SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (SPY)
Whitney Tilson Massively Reduces Short Exposure After Missing The Rally For Yet Another MonthBy Gus Lubin

Whitney Tilson became famous as a short seller after legendary performance in the financial crisis. Since the second half of 2010, however, his fund at T2 Partners has been sucking wind. In January he lost another 2.8%, while the S&P500 gained 2.4%.

Now he's finally buying the rally (via Market Folly).

Tilson's investor letter says he's reducing shorts from around 60% of his portfolio to around 30%. No word on which shorts he's quitting -- and as recently as last month he was defending his ten largest shorts on the basis of fundamentals.



Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/whitney-tilson-reduces-short-exposure-2011-2#ixzz1CtwPSwXT

-------------------------------------------My Take:
Never a better time to start looking for shorts then when a raging bear throws in the towel. Time to take things lower!