Tag: short squeeze

Potential Earnings Short Squeeze

I love short squeezes and typically look to profit from them as they happen. However, I don’t like to take a directional position through earnings but this is where some of the best squeezes can occur. Take Equinix, Inc. ($EQIX) as an example. This small cap technology company has been in a great trend since March and

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Brunswick Short Squeeze

I tweeted on Friday some unusual option activity in BC way out in Jan and at the $15 strike and the stock had an impressive day as some short covering may have occurred. What I like about this stock is that there is major price action up around $14 and the stock closed Friday just

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ADS Short Squeeze (call backspread)

$ADS has over 33% of its float shares short and is approaching multiple areas of resistance as it climbs higher. The biggest level of resistance would be the downward trending 200 SMA which is currently at $44.65. The risk you run of shorting such a setup, either with stock or buying puts, is that the

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Kerkorian Loads Up On DPTR

Kirk Kerkorian and his Tracinda Corp stepped up to the plate lately with a few purchases in Delta Petroleum ($DPTR). The stock is coming off of 5 year lows around $4 a share. Kerkorian bought 600,000 shares on the 12th and then another 500,000 on the 13th for a total of 1.1 million shares. The

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Short Squeeze 101

When you’re not trading you find fun things to do and I did today. I started looking at short ratios for certain stocks that have decent volume and within a certain technical pattern. I found one that I wanted to point out a few items of note as these numbers are pretty amazing. Chances are

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