Who’s Betting Against the Short Sellers?

A number of hedge funds have sizable long positions in several heavily shorted stocks.

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Several prominent hedge funds own some of the most heavily shorted stocks, including Mason Capital Management, which counts two of these stocks among its five largest common stock longs.

Investor’s Business Daily recently published a list of the 11 most heavily shorted stocks — those with the highest short interest as a percentage of shares outstanding — in the S&P 1500.

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