This Is the Most Shorted Stock in the World — and Hedge Funds Love It

Surging Chinese internet giant Alibaba has gained traction with hedge fund managers this year, but a new report shows it’s the most widely shorted stock in the world.

Alibaba’s office in Beijing, China (photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg News)

Alibaba Group Holding has become the new favorite among the hedge fund set.

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