BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Short interest, a measure of investors' pessimism for a particular company, is an interesting gauge to consider. A stock that is heavily shorted may indicate a company to outright avoid or, in contrast, an unloved company that is suffering from overwrought pessimism and is cheap, as a result. Here are five U.S. stocks that investors are betting will fall. They are ordered by percentage of float shorted, from plenty to most.
-- Written by Jake Lynch in Boston.
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