Short Sellers And The Net

There are a raft of reports lately talking about how short sellers are moving in on net stocks, Google in particular (one story notes that 21 percent of Google's shares are shorted). This CBSMW piece rounds up the others, stating that the short interest in Google is in fact 15…

There are a raft of reports lately talking about how short sellers are moving in on net stocks, Google in particular (one story notes that 21 percent of Google’s shares are shorted). This CBSMW piece rounds up the others, stating that the short interest in Google is in fact 15 percent.

Also of note: The Google underwriter’s quiet period lifts tomorrow, meaning that those banks which helped the company go public can now start coverage.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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