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Tesla Motors: Challenges Ahead Can Help Short Sellers Gain 25%

By Soid Ahmad: Electric vehicles are in the spotlight for some time now. But, this is not the first time around. History of electric vehicles dates back to the 19th century. The first electric vehicle emerged in the 1830s followed … Continue reading

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I Not Only Covered My J.C. Penney Short, I Bought The Stock

By Scott Fearon: I spend a lot of time bashing J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) and its ex-CEO Ron Johnson in my upcoming book Dead Companies Walking–and for good reason. During his brief tenure, Johnson committed two of the six deadly business … Continue reading

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LookSmart: A Failed Business, No Cash, And No Options Equals A High-Conviction Short

By Jeremy Raper: Normally when someone suggests shorting a micro-cap company with a small float, low stock price and large insider ownership, I would run for the hills. However, I guess there’s an exception to every rule, and I think … Continue reading

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Mandalay Digital – Short ‘Many, Many Millions’

By New Capital: Mandalay Digital Technologies (NASDAQ:MNDL) appears to be an over-hyped stock that saw its share price almost doubled upon the deal announcement with Verizon. Now we have a company trading at $ 185m market value, with only $ … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Get Short Volatility

By Force Majeure: After a week in which the SPDR S&P 500 Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) shed 1.4%, it might come off as contrarian to recommend betting against the VIX-the volatility or “Fear Index”-at a time when uncertainty is at the … Continue reading

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A Simple Regression Debunks A Simple Short Thesis; Buy Sturm, Ruger And Smith & Wesson

By Brian Grosso: I believe now is a very good time to invest in both Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) (“S&W”) and Sturm, Ruger & Co. (NYSE:RGR) or “Ruger.” Let me preface my argument by saying that while I am very … Continue reading

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Higher One: A Terminal Short With A Number Of Ways To Win

By Howie Man: Business Overview & Background Higher One (NYSE:ONE) provides student banking (61% of revenue), refund disbursement/ SSE (17% of revenue) and processing of tuition payments (22% of revenue). The Company is the largest provider of campus debit cards … Continue reading

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How And When To Short Tesla

By Edward Hoofnagle, CFA: Background This article assumes the investor has the risk appetite and time horizon for a highly volatile short trade, and that the risks of being wrong are understood, and that the risk of loss will not … Continue reading

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Short Famous Dave’s With 33-48% Downside

By Ross O’Toole, CFA: Recommendation: SHORT Famous Dave’s (NASDAQ:DAVE) @ $ 27.61 with 33-48% downside. Business Description: Famous Dave’s of America owns, operates and franchises restaurants under the moniker, “Famous Dave’s.” The company has 53 company-owned restaurants and 141 franchise-operated … Continue reading

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Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF, An Undiscovered Value

By Reuben Sushman: Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (NYSEARCA:SHYD) is an attractive ETF with a reasonable yield and short duration. It is truly “under the radar”, and we only discovered it after one of our readers brought it to our … Continue reading

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