The tool indicates “Short Confidence” How much skin are Short sellers willing to risk? Since we used to have an algorithm call the data daily.. this simplified things and was made available to the public combining the Q,N,Z – TRF reports.
Link of interest regarding short sale transparency http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2009/2009-172.htm Data generated with an SRO report.
*ADDED New TRF DATA 1/16/18 forward*