Short Squeezing for Apes

The simplest explanation of what is happening with GME and other similarly shorted stocks.

What Is a Short Squeeze?

A short squeeze happens when a stock or other asset jumps higher, causing traders who had bet that the price would drop, to buy it in order to stop even greater losses. Their scramble to buy only adds to the buying pressure and increases the stock’s price causing what we call a short squeeze.

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