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Predicting Crashes »

Posted on 6 Aug 2012 | 4,109 views
Hedge Fund VISP Shorted Stocks Anticiapting a September 2012 Stock Market Collapse

Goldman Sachs (Ticker Symbol: GS) tracks a group of 50 stocks they like to refer to as the “Hedge Fund VISP” (Very-Important-Short-Position) basket.

Bear Markets »

Posted on 14 Apr 2011 | 29,432 views
The Bear Raid on United Airlines Stock

When short sellers collaborate to push down the price of a stock through coordinated short-selling and/or the spreading of false rumors, such as United Airlines, it is considered to be manipulation by the SEC, and both acts are considered illegal — which is known on Wall Street as a “Bear Raid” attack.