How and why Gamestop shook the stock market

Hedge funds and short-selling stock: How and why Gamestop shook the stock market

Online traders have delivered a multibillion-dollar message to big investors but the situation raises important questions about social media’s impact on the stock market, writes Ben Chapman

Friday 29 January 2021 00:17

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By acting in unison, amateur investors pushed up GameStop’s share price to astronomical levels causing massive losses for short-sellers

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