Strategies and Intricacies of Shorting Microcap Stocks

Strategies and Intricacies of Shorting Microcap Stocks

By Christopher Irons for GeoInvesting

I was recently featured on the Planet Microcap Podcast, where I spoke about shorting microcap stocks. We covered topics like introductions to short selling, some of my worst short trades, what I look for in a short and advantages and disadvantages of shorting microcaps.


The Planet MicroCap Podcast is brought to you by SNN Incorporated, publishers of, The Official MicroCap News Source, and the MicroCap Review Magazine, the leading magazine in the MicroCap market – check out the latest issue here: MicroCap Review Fall 2016

About the Author:

Chris Irons, Critical Stock Analysis Chris Irons joined GeoInvesting in 2014 as the firm’s Senior Business Writer and Equity Analyst. At Geo, his focus is on generating ideas and creating actionable content. Prior to GeoInvesting, Mr. Irons had authored nearly 1,000 independent analyst reports, scholarly documents, articles, and critical commentaries on businesses and publicly traded companies. His analysis has been featured in the Financial Times, Yahoo Finance, Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, USA Today, and the NY Post. Previously, Mr. Irons worked as the sole investor relations contact for a public company, and assisted in the closing of over $20 million in financing. He has a B.A. in English & Technical Writing from West Chester University, M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Neumann University, and a Master Certification in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.

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