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What is happening with Gamestop, Reddit and why you should care

An unexpected culture clash took the masses by surprise this week when stocks for retail stores like GameStop and AMC Theaters unexpectedly climbed after a bunch of Redditors essentially screwed over hedge fund short sellers who misplayed bets in the companies. Confused yet? We got you covered.

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What is happening with Gamestop, Reddit and why you should care

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    GameStop and Robinhood: Why everyone’s suddenly mad at this stock-trading app

    GameStop and Robinhood: Why everyone’s suddenly mad at this stock-trading app

    First it was the Redditors, hatching plans to hype the shares of a sleepy video game retailer. Then it was the hedge fund shorts they had schemed to topple. Now, one of Wall Street’s strangest weeks in memory has a new main character: the stock-trading app Robinhood. With a historic run-up in the …

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