## According to Investopedia and based on the GameStop short squeeze, is it possible that cryptos on Kucoin will short squeeze?

## What Is a Short Squeeze?

A short squeeze is an unusual condition that triggers rapidly rising prices in a stock or other tradable security. For a short squeeze to occur, the [security](https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/security.asp) must have an unusual degree of short sellers holding positions in it. The short squeeze begins when the price jumps higher unexpectedly. The condition plays out as a significant measure of the short sellers coincidentally decide to cut losses and exit their positions.


* A short squeeze accelerates a stock’s price rise as short sellers bail out to cut their losses.
* Contrarian investors try to anticipate a short squeeze and buy stocks that demonstrate a strong short interest.
* Both short sellers and contrarians make risky moves. A wise investor has additional reasons for shorting or buying that stock.


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  1. ForgotMyOldJawnSry on 13. April 2022 at 12:24

    Can you even short either of these tokens on kucoin?


  2. ColdColdMoons on 13. April 2022 at 12:24

    If you use a trading bot on a token the price will fall. Thus you can use kucoin trading bots to get discounts indirectly. So yes. A short squeeze is possible