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Hedge funds are experts in shorting stocks, or bets that a stock will fall. To help traders have a better idea of the potential investing landmines, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has issued a list of stocks that markets are betting against the most. Most of the highly shorted stocks are from the discretionary and technology sectors. Wall Street expects stock-market volatility to spike further in 2019. And in a highly volatile market, it's even more important to steer clear of potential investing landmines. To help traders have a better idea of the potential pitfalls to avoid, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has issued a list of stocks that markets are betting against the most. Most of the highly shorted stocks are from the discretionary and technology sectors. Here are the 12 stocks that markets believe will fall, in ascending order of their short interest as a percentage of float. TripAdvisor Ticker: TRIP Sector: Communication Services  Short interest as a % of float: 13% Performance in the past 12 months: +64%   Source: Bank of America Campbell Soup Ticker: CPB Sector: Staples Short interest as a % of float: 13% Performance in the past 12 months: -30%   Source: Bank of America Albemarle Ticker: ALB Sector: Materials  Short interest as a % of float: 13% Performance in the past 12 months: -44%   Source: Bank of America See the rest of the story at Business Insider