Overstock Is Not Alone: These Stocks Are Also Vulnerable to a Short Squeeze

The online retailer’s debacle highlights other companies with similar dynamics.

(Paul Yeung/Bloomberg)

(Paul Yeung/Bloomberg)

The apparent short squeeze of Overstock.com — which led the online retailer’s stock to surge almost 70 percent before it all fell apart late last week — may be a unique situation. But it’s also a cautionary tale for other heavily shorted stocks with high borrowing costs.

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