September 19, 2018
Shares of Tilray (TLRY) have now spiked up by more than 10x from its recent IPO price. The reason is simply that the short interest became too high relative to the float (likely hitting as as much as 80% or more). As always, the Tilray ”infinity squeeze” caught everyone by surprise. It always does.
In this report, I first illustrate the numbers which sparked the Tilray squeeze. I then show how and why infinity squeeze potential appears even more extreme at Revlon (REV) than it did at Tilray. This is specifically due to recent changes in ownership and short interest, (...)
Tactics which affect capital structure arithmetic can have a large impact on share price. But the use of tactics like share buybacks, hidden leverage and sequenced expansion spending are almost always ...
Even some of the smartest investors on Wall Street keep repeating the same costly investment mistakes without ever realizing it. Note: More of these descriptions will continue to be added over time.
Going short is not the opposite of going long. Being short is far riskier and more complicated than most people realize. Here are some examples and explanations.