Tagged: Shorting Stocks

If You Could Hate One Stock…

I hate a few. You know them if you read this blog. 1. Best Buy (BBY) 2. Verizon (VZ) 3. Harley Davidson (HOG) 4. Capital One Financial (COF) 5. Gamestop (GME) I hate them for different reasons…Verizon because I am a customer, Best Buy for their pathetic bait and switch financing tactics and financial engineering, …

I Would Short…BUT…

I am hearing 50 Basis Point Cut or death to the markets this morning on CNBC. I have to be honest. I wake up at 6 AM on the button each day and watch CNBC for 5 minutes. It reminds me what I may be missing. Today, that seems to be the discussion about a …

Name That SHORT!

I am now shorting a bunch of SPYders. Could be for the day or could be for 5-6 points. I will hit them all day. It is a lazy short, more as a hedge for my longs. Eyeing the Russell (IWM) closely as well. This time it does not feel like a momentum short. Lot’s …

Shortsellers…Putz's

Oh boy…more ammunition for a top argument now. Howard is calling shortsellers putz’s. The point is, they may be smart and intellectual and right even, but they are putz’s. Shortsellers are the SALMON of the stock world. They just MUST swim against the river of water (buyers). What’s the big prize for the salmon…death by …

The Bears Overstay Their Welcome…As Usual

The shorts are such amateurs. They are too smart for their own good. While they brag at ‘cocktail parties’, their profits disappear. Sure – we throw them bones …GM, Dell, Ford, Homebuilders, semiconductors and even some big financials this year, but the rest still belongs to the bulls. They bears focus too much on charts …

Always be Buying? At Least Looking!

I save a lot of time not looking for short sales. By watching all-time highs and better yet, having my friends Cole and Eric emailing me ideas every now and again from Blackstar’s portfolio, I never get too bearish. On Friday, I noticed two things…solar stocks were exploding higher (my First Solar is back near …