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Strategies & Market Trends
Shorts waiting to happen
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This forum is dedicated to identifying shorts.

A long term short is one that has miserable management, weak fundamentals and has a recent runup on hype etc. (3 months and up)

A medium time short is one that has run up on the announcement of an exciting new product which the market is not yet ready for or a fundamentally good company in temporary trouble or a bad company which temporarily looks good.(up to 3 months)

A short term short is a momentum stock that has shot up too much and will correct.(A couple of days)

My list:
RDUS - long term short
Radius has run-up on income consisting of "one time divestures." Probably a good idea to short this. When they announce a loss next quarter, it's bound to crash.

AAPL - medium term short
Apple is rising a bit on IBM licencing the OS. After a while, it should fall back to early 20's

IOMG - short term short
Iomega will certainly cross 70(pre-split.) The moment it does, it may be a good candidate for shorting. Personally, I'd buy back at 65ish or two days whichever is earlier. Too risky to be short for more than a couple of days.

Please add to the list. You may also post shorting strategies and your method of identifying shorts.

Good Luck to all
Cadaver
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852 For a possible short see the VERIO thread here on SI Francis Gaskins-5/25/1998
851 Did pretty well keep me informed I am long (ORG)BG MOVER!Bruce Cullen-3/5/1998
850 Bruce how did you do? I got lucky up 2.5% on the shorts and still holding. HoweLachesis Atropos-3/5/1998
849 What's a good rule of thumb for choosing a bottom after a correction. I waLachesis Atropos-3/5/1998
848 I am still feeling for you, so far NASDAQ down 48 points right off the bat.Bruce Cullen-3/5/1998
847 Thanks for the empathy. I was bagdering bulls all day on the Yahoo DIMD group.Lachesis Atropos-3/5/1998
846 I feel the same way on some of my shorts. BjC Bull stampede should end todayBruce Cullen-3/5/1998
845 A newby's picks for corrections I am currently shorting ICGX, RSND, and VLachesis Atropos-3/5/1998
844 (TXCC) Is a great short if you know TA, many do not have a sense for it whatsoeBruce Cullen-3/5/1998
843 SHORT (TXCC),(INTC) down 10+ On Asia, forcast well below The chips and electroBruce Cullen-3/4/1998
842 CCSI - Chromatic Color Sciences. smells like day old fish.David S.-2/8/1998
841 Shorters, Here is a great new short for you. It is my opinion, as a RegistereTom Kinakin-2/4/1998
840 Cad, Thank you for the explanation, I even printed it and added it to my TA notGreg Butcher-12/11/1997
839 Greg....I dont get your strategy. why would you short something that has a saucCadaver-12/10/1997
838 Cad, I went short on MEH at 33 1/2 good news came out today pushing it up 1 1/4Greg Butcher-12/9/1997
837 I will cover ASND if it crosses 30 like I said before. LU has not bid publiclyCadaver-12/9/1997
836advinfo-12/5/1997
835 Cad, Are you still short ASND..I would cover..looks like LU is going to offer aGreg Butcher-12/5/1997
834 Cad, thank you for the explanation....I was assuming if I had the cash to keep Greg Butcher-12/2/1997
833 I'm not assuming...When liquidity is low, it just happens sooner or later. Cadaver-12/2/1997
832 RE:" You can also expect your broker to call your shorts soon." Why Greg Butcher-12/2/1997
831 <b>THE OMEN</b> Dear shorters...I often speak about omens in the cCadaver-12/1/1997
830 INFU: Chart looks like it has paused. Might come down to about 5 and then jump Cadaver-12/1/1997
829 INFU: today's volume was only 2000 shares....2000? At 5 bucks that's 1Cadaver-12/1/1997
828 *** BULL ALERT **** Ok boys...time to buy some stocks. The entire correction iCadaver-12/1/1997
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