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AMC, Gamestop: Meme stocks roar back, fueled by Reddit-inspired traders

[Yahoo! Finance] In January 2021, the rise of retail investing and the subreddit r/WallStreetBets sparked a broader speculative movement in a few stocks that ended up disrupting trading at brokerages and culminating in a Congressional hearing. And after a relatively quiet few months, the so-called meme stocks are back in a big way. The movement’s mascot, GameStop (GME), ended the week up […]

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Robinhood CEO details 3:30 am call to put up $3 billion

New York (CNN Business) Robinhood received a startling 3:30 am call from its clearinghouse during last week’s Reddit-inspired market chaos asking for the free-trading app to put up a staggering $3 billion, co-CEO Vlad Tenev said Monday. “This was obviously nerve-wracking,” Tenev told Tesla (TSLA) boss Elon Musk during an interview on the platform Clubhouse. For context, Robinhood had raised only […]

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