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When stock prices of companies surge, just by adding the word ‘cryptocurrency’ or ‘Bitcoin’ to their name or by announcing entry into the Blockchain technology or sometimes by pure speculation, it is a sign that things are getting out of hand.
During such times, short sellers like Andrew Left, founder at Citron Research look at strategies that will help them to benefit from the fall.
Similarly, we believe that with the sharp rise in Bitcoin in 2017, a few short sellers will be salivating to short in the futures market once the upside momentum wanes.
However, will it lead to long liquidation or will the short sellers be forced to cover leading to a squeeze is difficult to predict.
Another thing of interest will be to see whether the…