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5 Earnings Short-Squeeze Trades

You only need to find a few of these plays every week to help rack up supercharged returns

Let's take a look at five stocks that could experience big short squeezes following any bullish earnings reports they release soon.

Remember, short-sellers can't stand being caught short a stock that releases a bullish earnings report. When this happens, we often see a tradable short squeeze develop as the bears rush to cover some of their positions. Even the best short-sellers know, it's never a great idea to get caught short once a bullish earnings report sparks a short-covering rally.

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