Short Squeeze

Trade of the Week: AMC

Trade of the Week: AMC

The options action continues to run hot in AMC Entertainment (AMC). AMC was one of the stocks targeted as a short squeeze candidate by the Wall Street Bets crowd. The movie theater business has suffered quite a bit from the pandemic, but there’s a case for it bouncing back later this year. It looks like […]

PASADENA, CA/USA - OCTOBER 25, 2014: GameStop retail store exterior. GameStop Corporation is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer.

GME: A Lesson in How A Short Squeeze Works

If you watch financial news, you are probably aware of the short squeeze initiated by retail traders that drove share prices of stocks like GameStop Corp. (GME) up more than 800% in a few days. It was the biggest story last week. I do not think the news reporters did a very good job explaining […]

Trade of The Week: AAL

Trade of The Week: AAL

American Airlines (AAL) saw plenty of options action last week, along with several other stocks that have been heavily shorted. Airlines have struggled with the ongoing pandemic so they’ve attracted plenty of short-sellers. However, traders have been targeted these down and out stocks for heavy out-of-the-money call buying in an effort to squeeze the stock […]