A brief, high level study for looking at short interest volume and it's derivative, short volume ratio.
Calculated based on the symbol lookup for short data at Quandl (Example TSLA: FINRA/FNSQ_TSLA )
Short Volume = Total number of short shares traded on the major US markets each day
Short Volume Ratio = Total number of short shares traded...
This shows short volume from NASDAQ and NYSE.
If you do not understand what short volume is, I highly recommend researching FINRA documentation and reporting.
The indicator looks nice in histogram and column style.
The neat thing about nesting str.replace_all is that you can get the ticker without using a mutable variable.
The short volume ratio is the number of shares sold short divided by the average daily volume and is used to indicate sentiment. In its most basic form, short volume ratio above 0.5 indicates more folks are shorting the stock while a short volume ratio below 0.5 indicates more folks are buying the stock. Short volume and total volume data is collected daily from...