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The Hottest Sector Has Attracted the Most Short Interest

Longs and shorts are having a tug-o-war over red-hot biotechnology stocks.

  • By Stephen Taub

      Copyright: logoff/BigStock.  Short sellers smell blood — or at least potential profits — in the red-hot biotechnology industry. Short interest in U.S. biotech stocks has surged by about $1.2 billion in the past week or so alone and $2.4 billion over the past month, according to a new report from Ihor Dusaniwsky,

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