The guy that wrote the Seeking Alpha Jeremaiad posted the same stuff here a few days ago and his contentions were addressed by Vermillion.
I read Seeking Alpha from time to time, because sometimes there is some good info -- but I take it with a grain of salt. Anybody can post there, and a lot of the people who do have an agenda.
It would be disconcerting to think one short could have such an influence. However, I think most of the retreat of IMH is the general tenor of the market, and profit taking.
actually one article can esp. when dealing with micro cap stocks. all it takes is a few to start selling to get the tide rolling downward. for those who arelong i would consider this a buying opportunity.