The GameStop saga has fired the imagination of people, even those who are ordinarily not interested in the business of stocks and bonds. The poetic justice of entitled Wall Street Hedge Fund managers who were shorting a stock and were brought to their knees by a rag-tag army of day traders frequenting the Reddit sub-forum WallStreetBets who decided to drive the stock sky high is hard to miss. To many commentators, this is Occupy Wall Street 2.0 — a move to teach the greedy rich elite who have been rigging the game forever a lesson they will not forget.
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