Wall Street versus the Redditors: the GameStop goldrush

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Wall Street versus the Redditors: the GameStop goldrush

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When a group of amateur investors on a Reddit messageboard began buying up stock in a video games retailer it forced huge losses on major Wall Street hedge funds that had bet against it. But following a trading frenzy the stock began to fall, almost as quickly as it had risen. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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When a group of amateur investors on a Reddit messageboard began buying up stock in a video games retailer it forced huge losses on major Wall Street hedge funds that had bet against it. But following a trading frenzy the stock began to fall, almost as quickly as it had risen. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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