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Squeezing the Shorts

A situation in which a rapid increase in demand coupled with a small supply causes a stock price to rise significantly. This occurs most commonly in small companies with relatively few shares outstanding.

squeezing the shorts

References in classic literature ?
Sir Launcelot was a bear, and he had put up a corner in one of the new lines, and was just getting ready to squeeze the shorts to-day; but what of that?
Therefore, the longs are once again in a position to squeeze the shorts and push the nearby position up further.