Latest Short Interest Data Shows Shorts Are Being Stubborn Here
Short interest numbers for the NYSE are reported for the period of settlement date November 15th. Short interest numbers have decreased to 15,921,501,865 from 15,924,228,243 shares (revised) for a decrease of 2,726,378 shares or -0.02%.
There were 1385 (-98) increases and 1689 (+35) decreases and seen more advancers than decliners in 62 of the last 169 initial reporting periods.
NYSE and NASDAQ overall short interest have risen in 40 of the last 93 reporting periods with short intensity at the low ends of average across the board.
Short interest numbers for NASDAQ are reported for the period of settlement date November 15th. Short interest numbers have increased to 8,401,659,424 from 8,296,764,732 shares for a increase of 104,894,692 or 1.26%.
There were 1450 (-60) advancers and 1134 (+22) decliners. NASDAQ has seen more advancers than decliners in 77 of the 169 last reporting periods.
During this collection period on a trade date basis (10/26 to 11/10) the S&P rose by 1.31% to close at 2167.48. The conclusion is shorts stayed with their positions as the S&P 500 rose on the Trump Rally. The next short interest collection period covers from 11/10 through 11/25 and the S&P 500 rose by 2.12% to close at 2213.35 through Friday.
Dedicated short sellers made 3.99% in October with YTD at -15.10%, as reported by www.hedgeindex.com with 1.86% in 2015.