One of the most closely watched developments of Q1 was the great short squeeze in January, which also drove the most monthly equity finance revenue on record for US equities. The circumstances laid bare how retail traders are participating in social media-fueled populist bandwagons, and it’s yet to be determined at what point free speech ends and market manipulation begins.
SFM Interview: shorting and clearing the meme stocks (Premium)
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