Get Shorty

Condon, Bernard
March 2006
Forbes Asia;3/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p22
The article reports on the shares of short-sellers affected by slowdown in consumer spending in the U.S. as of March 2006. Linens 'n Things had a short interest ratio of 9% before Apollo Management announced plans in November 2005 to buy it for $28 a share with a 6% premium. Maytag, Toys "R" Us, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have premiums of 15% or more. Albertsons borrowed 20% of daily trading volume.


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