Keith Gill drove the GameStop Reddit mania — he talked to the Journal | Curio

Keith Gill drove the GameStop Reddit mania — he talked to the Journal

13 mins | Jan 31, 2021

Meet the trader who turned the investing world upside down: “I didn’t expect this.” Keith Gill — known as DeepF—ingValue on the Reddit forum WallStreetBets — led a "horde of online followers in a bizarre market rally that made and lost fortunes from one day to the next." In his first interview since the events took place, the 34-year-old trader, whose brokerage account at one point showed up to "$20 million daily gain on GameStop shares and options," explained in The Wall Street Journal the motivations behind the move, and why his life "has changed overnight."

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From The Wall Street Journal