Is Force Protection A Textbook Short Squeeze In Action?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This is a clear example of how shorts, both legal and naked, can decimate the value of a stock. It is also an example of the explosive short squeeze rally that a heavily shorted stock can experience when positive news is combined with compelling technica
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...During its heyday in March 2000, this stock hit a high of $69.50. By September 2001, it had plummeted to a meager $0.31. Slowly but surely, it has been making a comeback in both price and respectability.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a company is heavily shorted with expectations that its poor fundamentals will push the stock's price lower, the large number of shorts can be a reason for the exact opposite to occur; a quick rise in the stock. This is called a short squeeze.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following an uptrend that started in January 2003, Toys R Us entered a narrow trading range. The formation of a Bollinger Band pattern known as the "squeeze" suggests that a sharp directional movement is likely to occur, and further analysis le