‘This Is A Riot’: Reddit Stock Mania Channels Populist Battlecry

‘This Is A Riot’: Reddit Stock Mania Channels Populist Battlecry

Apparently, the GameStop fight (which by now includes many more names than just GameStop) has metamorphosed into a simulated, online version of the Capitol riots. On Tuesday, I mentioned that in addition to echoing some of the popular stories from last summer (e.g., the Robinhood crowd piling into shares of bankrupt companies and Reddit engineering gamma squeezes) this soap opera has other features that make it attractive as tabloid fodder. There's the "getting back at the nefarious shorts" ang
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