Updated from 7:07 a.m. EDT
One technique that stock traders utilize is the short-squeeze play, which can generate huge profits in a short period of time. After several days of market drops, heavily shorted stocks could surge on any positive catalyst, especially as short-sellers scramble to cover their bearish positions.
On Nov. 12, Rev Shark wrote in a Real Money blog post called "Gloomy Morning Feels Routine" that "a little short squeeze isn't hard to generate."
Stockpickr has reviewed all the heavily shorted New York Stock Exchange stocks and developed a list of the top NYSE short-squeeze plays for the month of November, including Greenhill (GHL - Get Report) and Thor (THO).To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.