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Opinion | How ‘Occupy Wall Street' Explains the GameStop Fiasco

27 days ago   |   By Politico

On Sunday, following a week when Reddit users drove up the prices of a select few stocks and upended Wall Street's every expectation of how the stock market should work, approximately 50 demonstrators gathered in Zuccotti Park in Manhattan's financial district. They were there to protest limits imposed on “the little guy” - by which they meant retail stock traders who had found a way to make money by banding together on the Robinhood trading app to move the markets. After saying their piece, they took some selfies and left.
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