Source: Alextype/Shutterstock.com Retail investors have taken a particular interest in potential short-squeeze stocks ever since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. At that time, meme stock favorite GameStop (NYSE:GME) squeezed to unimaginable levels, wreaking havoc on Wall Street investors with short positions. Notably, the events of GME caused multibillion hedge fund Melvin Capital to post…

Source: Alextype/Shutterstock.com 2022 marked a successful year for short sellers, as the S&P 500 declined by about 19%. According to S3 Partners, shorted stocks returned 30.8% last year, outperforming the benchmark index by a wide margin. In total, U.S. short sellers collected about $300 billion in mark-to-market profits. Out of all the stocks that had…

Invariably, with the Federal Reserve forced into the unenviable task of taking away the monetary punch bowl, certain stocks to avoid would come up based on mass layoffs. Effectively, the earlier response to the coronavirus pandemic led to a dramatic rise in the real M2 money stock. However, inflation didn’t become particularly pronounced until people…

Source: Blackboard / Shutterstock American Virtual Cloud Technologies (NASDAQ:AVCT) stock is on the minds of traders with some wondering what’s next for the company. Yesterday, American Virtual Cloud Technologies filed for bankruptcy. That sent the company’s shares lower as investors reacted to the news. However, it also sparked the idea that AVCT stock could be…

With a contentious time in 2022 coming to a close, it may be helpful to look back and consider the most sold-off stocks last year. Similar to learning from prior mistakes, investors may be able to garner lessons from the worst-hit market ideas. Basically, these are companies that currently sit just a few steps away…

Although commitment through astounding odds stirs the soul, when it comes to stocks that are screaming sells, investors must consider the stone-cold fundamentals. To be clear, this list isn’t about bashing particular securities for the heck of it. Nor do I have anything to gain or lose regarding these companies’ market trajectory. Rather, I’m merely…

We’re all quick to analyze stocks to buy at face value without ever considering how they generate revenue. But that’s a critical oversight. Not only is it important for investors to understand how their holdings make revenue in the present, it’s also important for investors to know how they plan to do so in the…

It’s perhaps the most hated bull market in America that seemingly defies all expectations (and desires to be honest). Following the severe disruption of the novel coronavirus pandemic, several markets went haywire to the upside, including most conspicuously the used-car sector. But with media reports stating that wholesale prices for secondhand vehicles have been moving…

Although stock picking generates the most attention in this business, if you want a better chance of winning in the market, you should consider adding exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to your portfolio. Unlike betting on a single company to get the job done, ETFs represent a basket of investments, thereby giving you more chances to win.…

Stock market gauges such as the S&P 500 index and Nasdaq 100 index continue to sit at or near all-time highs. While leading stocks continue to perform admirably, many companies have had a difficult summer. Small-cap firms, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and unprofitable tech companies have seen their shares dive. If the corrections spread,…

Not many used car auto buyers know the brand name Adesa, but there’s a decent chance your car was bought or sold at one of their landmark auto auction houses. If you get a chance to check out a wholesale auto auction, it’s a must see as cars are presented through and sold at a…

It’s was a bumpy week in more than a few places on Wall Street. And that includes many of the market’s most-shorted stocks. More importantly, in select well-traded stocks with above-average short-interest, the sum total of those wild ups and downs are big-time chart patterns in position to buy as we’ll explore below. You wouldn’t…