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Feasting Shorts Are Last Stock Faction to Be Dealt Comeuppance

  • Bears heading for the worst month since 2021’s short squeeze
  • Asset managers, leverage funds hold record shorts on futures
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CIC's Ethridge Expects More Cash to Come Off Sidelines

Somehow, the stock market’s worst first half in five decades has morphed into a slaughterhouse for short sellers.

More big lumps were felt Tuesday, when the S&P 500 rallied 2.8% and bearish traders suffered losses roughly double that.