The Wall Street Journal
Feb 3, 2021 - 22 min
The latest siege on Wall Street. GameStop, the retail video games shop, saw its shares price rocket to unforeseen heights after a group of amateur traders organised their efforts via Reddit to "flush out two hedge funds that were running negative bets on the stock," leaving investors and former regulators concerned over the rising impact on the broader market. Eric Platt and Colby Smith report for the Financial Times.