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Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber

Traders have ramped up borrowing of Uber shares by more than 160% in two weeks as they bet the ride-hailing group's stock will fall.
Signage for Lyft is seen displayed at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ Stock Market in New York

Lyft is down more than 20% since its IPO — and could fall even more once short-sellers are allowed to pounce

S3 Partners, a data firm that tracks short interest on Wall Street, says to expect further price weakness.
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Hedge fund managers are betting big against these 12 stocks, Bank of America says

Around 85% of short interest in stocks is from hedge funds, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Richard Liu, CEO and founder of China's e-commerce company JD.com, attends a session of the second annual World Internet Conference

Investors betting against JD.com made $153 million after the company’s CEO was accused of sexual misconduct

JD.com short sellers made $153 million after the company's CEO was detained in the US over a sexual-misconduct allegation. Shares dropped 14% last week.

Traders betting against healthcare firms made $294 million in a single day after the Amazon-JPMorgan-Berkshire Hathaway mega-announcement

Trader betting on declines in a managed healthcare ETF made $294 million on Tuesday as Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway's collaboration led a selloff.
U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd L) welcomes members of his American Technology Council, including (L-R) Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in the State Dining Room of the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Traders are betting billions that the hottest stocks of 2017 will get crushed

BI PRIME: Short sellers defied the tech rally in 2017 and increased bets for sell-offs even while they were losing money.

Traders are making record bets against AMD

Betting against AMD this year has been unprofitable, but short interest keeps growing.

Traders betting against Tesla are finally making millions

Tesla short sellers are finally making millions as the company's stock has fallen more than 10% over the past two weeks.
Mattel short interest as a percentage of shares outstanding is the highest since February 2016.

Traders are making huge bets that the Toys R Us bankruptcy will crush one of its main suppliers

Traders are making the biggest bets in 18 months against Mattel in the wake of the Toys R Us bankruptcy filling.

Traders are looking at a popular stock market measure all wrong

Bearish investors have pointed to a low level of short interest as a sign the market has gotten overconfident. But they're looking at the data the wrong way.