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Reddit's Push to Pump GameStop Stock Made Users Rich and Tanked a Hedge Fund

Reddit's r/WallStreetBets broke all-time traffic records this week as tens of millions of visitors flocked to the subreddit. Driving the surge is an unlikely face-off between David-like retail investors vs. a hedge-fund Goliath — and David is very much winning. And oh, the memes are glorious.

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Reddit's Push to Pump GameStop Stock Made Users Rich and Tanked a Hedge Fund
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    OK, so what happened?

    Scoop: Reddit’s r/WallstreetBets breaks all-time traffic record as hedge fund bleeds

    Scoop: Reddit’s r/WallstreetBets breaks all-time traffic record as hedge fund bleeds

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    Reddit's WallStreetBets broke all-time traffic records this week as tens of millions of visitors flocked to the subreddit.

    Cue the memes

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