Posts Tagged ‘Short selling’

Siren Call of Shorts

June 18, 2015

So many shaky markets; (more…)

China Short Squeeze; Chanos Hedge

December 11, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Bullish versus bearish views on China (more…)

Short Sellers Win

October 5, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

September was bad for most strategies but short-biased equity managers thrived. They’re by far the top performers year to date. (more…)

My Kingdom for a Hedge!

September 22, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

Today people sold stocks and piled into US Treasuries, driving 10-year yields to another low. Everybody is trying to protect themselves.  Funds are hedging their portfolios but to put up defense against a crash is very costly now. There is no good-value, low-risk place to hide. Risky assets, on the other hand, are cheap.

Buying Treasuries looks like the one thing not to do. (more…)