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Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian

Putting the Short Squeeze on Options

One of the most profitable ways to trade is to spot a short squeeze in a stock, commodity, or index.  They happen somewhat often in individual names, less often in commodities, and rarely in an index.  Thus we are going to concentrate on looking at stock short squeezes which happen extremely often.   In this chapter I will discuss what a short squeeze is, how to spot one, and finally how to trade a short squeeze using option trades in the simple form with a follow up in the form of a video that walks through a complex option approach.


Timely, actionable analysis on stocks, sectors and more that are prime for breakouts and big moves

Augmented Reality: The Birth of a $162 Billion Boom

The early bird gets the worm, just as the early investor reaps the rewards.

Stocks like Himax Technologies (HIMX) may not look healthy at the moment -- even with a PEG ratio of 0.55 -- but it’s all about buying before...

The Real Victims of Abusive Short Selling

Today I talk about a long established yet controversial trading strategy that’s coming to the forefront - and why regulators are poorly equipped to stop it.

The Biggest Reason Why Investors Never Become Rich

If you want to be a millionaire, that’s great. I wish you all the best of luck.

But you won’t get there if you don’t take the time to learn, practice, or prevent emotion to dictate how you trade. In the end, it takes...

Donald Trump's $18.7 Million "Secret Investment"

President-elect Trump is just one of many billionaires taking advantage of a Great Depression-era "program" to build massive fortunes. However, a small group of regular Americans have begun to use them as well. And they're making millions. Could you be next?

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13F and 13D Reports: Why Both are Essential for Your Success

One of the best ways to following the “smart money” is to keep track of what’s known as Form 13F.  Filed within 45 days of the end of a quarter, they required full disclosure of the name of the institutional investment manager that files the report, as well as the name of the investment, the number of shares bought and total market value of the transaction.