By Jamie McGeever

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 6 (Reuters) – Hedge funds have given up the ghost that a Fed pivot is coming soon.

After weeks of sporadic attempts to time the Federal Reserve, which is signaling that it is about to take its foot off the tightening pedal, it has thrown in the towel and established a record short position in two-year US Treasury futures.

And that was before US interest rates were hiked by 75 basis points for the fourth consecutive day last Wednesday, after which…