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8 stocks the market hates

These shares are among the most heavily shorted. Why are investors so bearish on these companies' prospects?

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Mar 16, 2013 11:13AM
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Oh look another annoying slide show.   And no view on one page button.  These "articles" need to get banned from the internet.  If you want to increase your page view count, try writing good articles.
Mar 13, 2013 7:05PM
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The market has hated Apple the last few months.The short sellers have cleaned

up since September.

Mar 16, 2013 5:02PM
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Yes another ANNOYING SLIDE SHOW....2 pages of a well written article would have been fine.

We are not sixteen year olds..

 

Great to see we have none on the list, but it is one of the things I research, along with Institutional holdings along those lines...

 

Surprisenly, Sturm Ruger, was touted here a while back; And I believe Tesla just a few days ago was on the pump list....Does anyone remember the Delorean ??

Not going to be a Tesla in our driveway, even if we could afford one...Wish I had a Delorean,tho.

Mar 13, 2013 9:31PM
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Most of these companies are obsolete.
Mar 16, 2013 11:36AM
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Gee, what no Sears?  It isn't an MSN story without taking a dump on Sears/KMart

Mar 17, 2013 6:25PM
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CRAPPY MSN, when are you going to write a normal article instead of all of these slide shows you have been doing the past 10 years? Don't you know everyone hates the slide shows, it takes 10 times as long to scroll through the dumb show plus it's strenuous for anyone on a cell phone or laptop or even a desktop. It takes more energy than it's work and I can Fully understand why so many have left MSN to go to yahoo, google or Mozilla.

 

MSN, your sideshows Suck!

 

Also, glad Apple wasn't on here, even though many that sold it and shorted it are buying it back now as more positive comments and more than just rumors coming out that there is going to be an iPhone5s by July and most likely they will drop their top of the line quality for what is ( Still the Best and the most well made Smart phone, the iphone ) to make a cheaper version for those teenagers, 20-somethings and even 30-somethings that either can't afford an iphone or that don't have a TV to watch shows on and watch Hulu and youtube for their TV or internet experiences and who also don't have a regular desk top or laptop commuter and use their phone for everything.

 

Apple is Still the Top ranking smart cell phone as far as being well made and lasting the longest and whether you call it the Cadillac, the Mercedes or the Rolls-Royce of smart phones it still beat Android or Samsung by a mile. Ask any 20 something student or coffeehouse worker or clerk in a store or fast food worker at any restaurant how many of them or their friends or relatives have had a broken screen on a Sumsung Galaxy or it stopped working or something else happened and they were glad they got an insurance plan or that their warranty was still valid.

 

It is Seriously the age old story of "You get what you pay for" and Apple is still the best quality phone by far.

Mar 14, 2013 12:53PM
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They left out Seagate - the world leader in hard drives who just eclipsed 2 billion produced. The HD market is the considered the red headed step child in the computing world for some strange reason. Granted it's not a sexy stock however the numbers are positive and the demand for HD's still strong.  SSD will not take over the HD space due to price and performance limitations, hybrids will become common place and Seagate has the tech in place to succeed.  So why does the street come up with crazy articles about dying HD's is beyond me, HD's will be around longer than many would like to assume. Until there's is a better cheaper technology HD's and the hybrid variants are all there is for secure data storage.
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Nobody likes Gamestop so it's not just the market, gamers hate them too.
Mar 17, 2013 6:15PM
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First Solar, another Obama Brain fart.  I mean, who does not think 50 cent a kw for electirciity is a great idea?  I mean really.  I always believe economies growth when people pay the most possible for  an item.  This is why I never buy coffee at Starbuck, I go to teh most expensive coffee stand possible.  Of course I can not afford to pay my electric bill if I buy the most expensive coffee.  Just think how much richer I would be if my electricity cost me 50 cents per kw, rather than the 8 cents I now pay ... or would pay if I bought cheaper coffee.  I know, I know we just need to give my plan to pay the most possible for stuff and more time to Obama's plan for it to work right?
Mar 17, 2013 4:57PM
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How can you even have this topic without tossing AMD in the mix? Most undervalued tech company in existence. And yet, they power everything from the Wii to the new PS4. Without AMD, you be stuck with crappy Pentium 5 chips, still use XP and have a 16 MB Nvidia video card. HD probably wouldn't even be in existence.
Mar 17, 2013 6:20PM
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Solar energy will make sense on the day it makes sense, not a day sooner.  This is the way of the world and the way it should be unless you believe in poverty or stupidity.

 

If you are forced to pay 50 cents for somethign you could get for 10 cnets, then you don't have as much money to spend on X, and who every makes X is out of a job.  Do the simple easy math.  Obama, the progreesives are elitist morons.

Mar 17, 2013 8:17PM
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sturm ruger has record sales and many investors may never invest in their stock?  You can believe the idiot that wrote this article and follow him down or make some money and invest in this company
Mar 18, 2013 12:49AM
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Ban shorting...The markets are crooked as a river...JMHO
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