Have the Hedge Funds Infiltrated Reddit’s WallStreetBets?


The media maintains claiming WallStreetBets is pursuing silver; WallStreetBets participants claim it’s a project to co-opt and also split them.

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Today on the Brief:

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Our primary conversation: Has WallStreetBets been infiltrated by hedge funds?

Reddit area WallStreetBets ended up being heading information recently when its brief capture of GameStop (GME) almost brought a famous hedge fund to its knees. According to Twitter characters and also the conventional media, the area has actually currently transformed its emphasis to pressing silver.

Except, one general consider the subreddit reveals that isn’t the instance. Instead, it teems with messages concerning just how hedge funds and also media are attempting to advertise the silver tale to sidetrack and also split the area.

In this episode, NLW attempts to damage down what’s taking place and also says that since WSB has actually ended up being a market pressure, these type of efforts to affect its discussion are mosting likely to end up being au fait

See likewise: GameStop, Robinhood and also the Failure of Un-Free Markets

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