Meaning of “short squeeze” in the English Dictionary

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"short squeeze" in Business English

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short squeezenoun [ C ]


a situation in which too many short sellers are trying to buy back the same shares so that their price rises suddenly instead of falling:

The stock has been rallying sharply in recent weeks, leading to a flurry of buying, resulting in what some analysts have called a "short squeeze''.

(Definition of “short squeeze” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)