Short Squeezes: Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Investing Movement

Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool
·5 min read
Short Squeezes: Everything You Need to Know About the Recent Investing Movement

Have you noticed something strange going on in certain stocks recently? Take GameStop. Not only has the stock more than quadrupled in January alone, but on Monday, Jan. 25, GameStop opened about 50% higher than its Friday closing price and briefly rose by more than 115% before sharply retreating to close up by "only" 18%.