Gamestop stock-Reddit-Robinhood situation explained: Why the surge is shaking Wall Street – ABC7 New York

WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH GAMESTOP’S STOCK?

The meteoric rise in GameStop’s stock, as traders congregating on Reddit and Discord take on short sellers and hedge funds, is hard to look away from.

AND THE COMPANY ITSELF?

REDDIT IS INVOLVED, RIGHT?

THAT ALONE PUSHED THE STOCK UP MORE THAN 1,000%?

WHAT’S A SHORT?

As GameStop’s gains grew and short sellers scrambled to get out of their bets, they had to buy shares to do so.

WHAT’S A SHORT SQUEEZE?

DO THESE SMALLER INVESTORS BELIEVE IN GAMESTOP’S BUSINESS?

WHAT’S THIS ABOUT OPTIONS AND MARGIN TRADING?

WHERE DOES WALL STREET SEE GAMESTOP’S STOCK ENDING UP?

IS IT JUST GAMESTOP SWEPT UP IN THIS?

WHAT ABOUT THE BROADER MARKET?

DID ANYONE SEE THIS COMING?

CAN REGULATORS DO ANYTHING ABOUT THIS?

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