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Major Hedge Funds 'Shortest' In 6 Months, Dump Stocks At Fastest Pace In 5 Years

US equity markets have gone nowhere fast since the start of September, coiling in a narrow range and breaking down... (along with bonds as risk-parity funds delever from record high correlation levels) This also coincides with the peak in speculative long positioning in S&P Futures and for the first time since April, large speculators are net short the US equity market. Large speculators were short a net position of 2,200 contracts, after staying long for 25 straight weeks, according to the latest data from Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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