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Fell Over

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Back on January 26th (the lifetime top of the stock market, as it turns out), I wrote a piece called Overhyped in which I suggested shorting Overstock. I liked the chart, and as I said in the post: “But the ONE time I bought something from Overstock was just a nightmare, and I was amazed the company was even in business (plus their CEO has some weird hangup about short sellers). So – – feh! – – I’m short.” So far, so good: