Donald Trump Has Smashed The Bears: Short Interest Plunges

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Rupert Hargreaves
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Donald Trump Has Smashed The Bears: Short Interest Plunges Heading into 2016, it was very clear that the majority of market participants were bearish on the outlook for stocks. As the price of oil continued to grind lower, economic data remained disappointing and corporate profits looked to be entering a recession, investors dumped stocks sending the S&P 500 down by nearly 10% between mid-2015 and the first quarter of 2016. At the same time NYSE Short Interest, as counted by the number of shares out on loan to short sellers, rose to a high not seen since the depths of…

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Sign up now and get our in-depth FREE e-books on famous investors like Klarman, Dalio, Schloss, Munger Rupert is a committed value investor and regularly writes and invests following the principles set out by Benjamin Graham. He is the editor and co-owner of Hidden Value Stocks, a quarterly investment newsletter aimed at institutional investors. Rupert owns shares in Berkshire Hathaway. Rupert holds qualifications from the Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK. Rupert covers everything value investing for ValueWalk