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What Is A Short Squeeze?

Short squeezes occur when a stock's price is driven up by short-sellers who need to cover their positions (generally at a loss).

This can happen, for example, if a company was expected to release negative news that would cause the share price to go down, but then announced surprisingly good news instead (leaving those who bet on the stock to go down forced to cover or "buy" their position back at a loss).

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The Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

The Cup and Handle is an age-old trading pattern that still holds relevance to this day. This is because while markets do change, along with some of the effectiveness of strategies, human
nature is fundamentally the same, and so the driving forces of price action can be visually represented through the same repeatable patterns in the stock market.

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Adding vs Removing Liquidity in the Market

What is the difference between adding or removing liquidity in the stock market, and what are the financial implications and benefits of each? This blog post should clear up any questions you have on the topic and let you know why its important to you as a day trader. Lets get started!

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What is the Short Sale Restriction or SSR

meaning of Short sale restriction

If you’ve been trading stocks for a while, you’ve probably heard the term SSR or "Short Sale Restriction" which is often referred to as the Uptick Rule. In this post we will explore the pros and cons of the SSR and learn how to identify when it is in effect.

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What is a Pump and Dump Scheme (2021)

Escaping pump and dump

As traders and investors its important to be familiar with the common scheme known as the pump and dump. By definition, a pump and dump scheme encourages traders and investors to buy shares in a company to inflate the price, and then selling their own shares when the price is high. Here's what you need to know:

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